Self-Agency

In Shaun Gallagher (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Self. Oup Oxford (2010)
Abstract
We are perceivers, we are thinkers, and we are also agents, bringing about physical events, such as bodily movements and their consequences. What we do tells us, and others, a lot about who we are. On the one hand, who we are determines what we do. On the other hand, acting is also a process of self-discovery and self-shaping. Pivotal to this mutual shaping of self and agency is the sense of agency, or agentive self-awareness, i.e., the sense that one is the agent of an action
Keywords Agency  Consciousness of action  agentive experience
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