The Sense of Self Expressed through Giving and Receiving

  title={The Sense of Self Expressed through Giving and Receiving},
  author={Marianne Neisser},
  • Marianne Neisser
  • Published 1973
  • Psychology
  • A description, given by a blind person, illustrates the ingenuity with which she substituted information from the sense of hearing for the missing visual perception.' "I could tell she was agitated, because her cigarette went thump, thump, thump in the ashtray." A person suffering from a lacking sense of self also has great problems with perception and also displays great ingenuity in making up for the defect. But the "thump, thump, thump" of the cigarette is not really an equivalent for seeing… CONTINUE READING

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