Describing one's subjective experience in the second person: An interview method for the science of consciousness [Book Review]

This article presents an interview method which enables us to bring a person, who may not even have been trained, to become aware of his or her subjective experience, and describe it with great precision. It is focused on the difficulties of becoming aware of one’s subjective experience and describing it, and on the processes used by this interview technique to overcome each of these difficulties. The article ends with a discussion of the criteria governing the validity of the descriptions obtained, and then with a brief review of the functions of these descriptions
Keywords subjective experience  pre-reflective experience  pre-reflexive experience  consciousness  second person  first person  interview method  phenomenology
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DOI 10.1007/s11097-006-9022-2
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