Self-awareness review Part 2: Changing or escaping the self

Morin, Alain (2003) Self-awareness review Part 2: Changing or escaping the self. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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When we become self-aware we see who we are and what we would like to be. What do we do? Do we change who we are? Or do we escape self-awareness by watching TV—or worst, by drinking alcohol, doing drugs, or committing suicide?

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:self-awareness, self-evaluation, escaping the self, changing the self, drug and alcohol abuse, self-destruction, tv watching, suicide, fame
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
ID Code:3789
Deposited On:03 Sep 2004
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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