David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Consciousness and Cognition 20 (3):951-955 (2011)
The present study examined the behavioral effects of the first-person possessive pronoun. In each trial, a noun was presented to participants after visual presentation of a possessive pronoun “wo de” or “ta de” , which formed ownership. Half participants were assigned to contextual encoding condition in which they were required to judge whether they liked the item expressed by a noun from the first or third-person perspective. The rest were assigned to perceptual encoding condition in which they were asked to judge what color the noun was. A subsequent recall test was performed. The results showed that there were significant memory and response advantages for nouns in “my” ownership under both conditions. The results were discussed with reference to self-specificity and other effects in the current study
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Shaun Gallagher (2000). Philosophical Conceptions of the Self. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 4 (1):14-21.
S. Cunningham, D. Turk, L. MacdonaLd & C. NeilmaCrae (2008). Yours or Mine? Ownership and Memory. Consciousness and Cognition 17 (1):312-318.
Dorothée Legrand (2007). Subjectivity and the Body: Introducing Basic Forms of Self-Consciousness. Consciousness and Cognition 16 (3):577-582.
D. Turk, S. Cunningham & C. MaCrae (2008). Self-Memory Biases in Explicit and Incidental Encoding of Trait Adjectives. Consciousness and Cognition 17 (3):1040-1045.
Peter Walla, Katharina Greiner, Cornelia Duregger, Lüder Deecke & Stefan Thurner (2007). Self-Awareness and the Subconscious Effect of Personal Pronouns on Word Encoding: A Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Study. Neuropsychologia 45 (4):796-809.
Citations of this work BETA
David Kemmerer (2014). Body Ownership and Beyond: Connections Between Cognitive Neuroscience and Linguistic Typology. Consciousness and Cognition 26:189-196.
Similar books and articles
Meir Dan-Cohen (2001). The Value of Ownership. Journal of Political Philosophy 9 (4):404–434.
Robert Sokolowski (2003). The Revelation of the Holy Trinity: A Study in Personal Pronouns. In Ethics and Theological Disclosures: The Thought of Robert Sokolowski. Catholic Univ of America Pr
Joseph Neisser (2008). Subjectivity and the Limits of Narrative. Journal of Consciousness Studies 15 (2):51-66.
Janet Farrell Smith (1986). Possessive Power. Hypatia 1 (2):103 - 120.
Joel Smith (2006). Which Immunity to Error? Philosophical Studies 130 (2):273-83.
J. B. Poynton (1926). The Position of the Possessive Pronoun in Cicero's Orations. (A Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy of the Graduate College of the State University of Iowa.) By Edgar Allen Menk. Pp. 71. Grand Forks, North Dakota: Normanden Publishing Company, 1925. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 40 (06):219-.
George G. Brenkert (1998). Self-Ownership, Freedom, and Autonomy. Journal of Ethics 2 (1):27-55.
José Bonneau, Pierre Pica & Takashi Nakajima (1999). Non-Restrictive Distinction in Possessive Nominals. In Kimary Shahin, Susan Blake & Eun-Sook Kim (eds.), Proceedings of the 17th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. CLSI
Bertram Morris (1965). Possessive Individualism and Political Realities:The Political Theory of Possessive Individualism: Hobbes to Locke C. B. MacPherson. Ethics 75 (3):207-.
Richard J. Arneson (2010). Self-Ownership and World Ownership: Against Left-Libertarianism. Social Philosophy and Policy 27 (1):168-194.
Michael J. White (1979). The First Person Pronoun: A Reply to Anscombe and Clarke. Analysis 39 (3):120 - 123.
Hiroshi Kojima (1998). On the Semantic Duplicity of the First Person Pronoun “I”. Continental Philosophy Review 31 (3):307-320.
Added to index2011-08-17
Total downloads13 ( #194,523 of 1,726,249 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #369,877 of 1,726,249 )
How can I increase my downloads?