PHENOMENAL

the self as felt by the persno at a chosen time. Only a minute portion of self-knowledge is active in working memory or consciousness at any point, with the rest staying inactive or dormant. The same individual may have an extremely varied phenomenal self at various times, without any alteration in actual self-knowledge, simply due to various views being introduced into consciousness by occurrences. Commonly referred to as working self-concept.

PHENOMENAL: "The phenomenal event was spectacular and vast and rumored to never happen again yet."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHENOMENAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phenomenal/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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