Self, Memory, and the Self-Reference Effect

@article{Klein2012SelfMA,
  title={Self, Memory, and the Self-Reference Effect},
  author={Stanley B. Klein},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Review},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={283 - 300}
}
  • S. Klein
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality and Social Psychology Review
The author argues that the self is a multifaceted entity that does not easily submit to clear and precise description. The aspect of self studied by most investigators is actually a subset of the cognitive and neural underpinnings of “self” and not the “self” of first-person subjectivity. The author then looks at the dominant theoretical treatment of human long-term memory—the systems approach—and examines how the construct of “self” is situated in this framework. Finally, he reviews the best… Expand

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