Taking the stand that physical events produce mental events such asthoughts and feelings but mental events don't produce physical events. See mind body problem- reductionism.

EPIPHENOMENALISM: "Epiphenomenalism deals with physical and mental events possibly creating each other or not."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EPIPHENOMENALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/epiphenomenalism/ (accessed April 11, 2021).