Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2015, Page: 58-63
Cyber-Consciousness Between Self Perception and Body Image
Cristina-Georgiana Voicu, Romanian Academy, Iaşi, Romania
Received: Feb. 7, 2015;       Accepted: Feb. 25, 2015;       Published: Mar. 2, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.pbs.20150402.14      View  2633      Downloads  156
Abstract
This paper deals with the ontology of mind and its objective reality of being in certain states of self modified by consciousness, which implies a loss of differentiation between physicality and object. By entering the self, the ego becomes conscious to itself. Through this paper we propose to explore a new and less studied concept, i.e. the “virtual self”. The issue of creating another identity in the online environment is quite complex, and has an extremely surprising impact, since the individuals’ motivations are different, not being any pattern in this regard. For example, in case of some individuals the self-consciousness changes (also become a kind of cyber-consciousness) are just a variation of the same figures which reveal the repressed aspects of real life, being no link to the real self.
Keywords
Self Perception, Otherness, Body Image, Cyber-Consciousness, Virtual Self
To cite this article
Cristina-Georgiana Voicu, Cyber-Consciousness Between Self Perception and Body Image, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2015, pp. 58-63. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20150402.14
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