The Differences between Mind, Psychic, Consciousness, Consciousness, Soul, Spirit and Personality

  • Cristina Lupu Danubius University of Galati
Keywords: mind; mental; conscience; soul spirit; personality

Abstract

The literature defines the mind as the set of informational characteristics, which include concepts such as consciousness, perception, thinking, judgment, language and memory, being closely related to reason and intellect. It is noticeable the use of the term “mind” in the sense of cognition and logic, of thinking and reasoning, this being contrasted with the heart and emotion. In a deeper approach, however, the mind means the human connection with subjective experience, through which individuals feel animated, from emotions to thoughts, from rational opinions to inner sensory immersions, also referring to the connections established with other people.

Author Biography

Cristina Lupu, Danubius University of Galati

Student, Faculty of Communication and International Relations, Specialization Psychology

References

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Rădulescu- Motru, Constantin (1996). Curs de psihologie. Bucharest: Ed. Esotera.
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Published
2021-03-23
Section
Articles