The ‘I’ and the ‘Me’ in self-referential awareness: a neurocognitive hypothesis

@article{Tagini2009TheA,
  title={The ‘I’ and the ‘Me’ in self-referential awareness: a neurocognitive hypothesis},
  author={Angela Tagini and Antonino Raffone},
  journal={Cognitive Processing},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={9-20}
}
The nature of the ‘self’ and self-referential awareness has been one of the most debated issues in philosophy, psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Understanding the neurocognitive bases of self-related representation and processing is also crucial to research on the neural correlates of consciousness. The distinction between an ‘I’, corresponding to a subjective sense of the self as a thinker and causal agent, and a ‘Me’, as the objective sense of the self with the unique and identifiable… 
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