Definition of self-observation in English:

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[mass noun]
The objective observation of one’s own attitudes, reactions, or thought processes.
Example sentences
  • Whether or not self-observation was greater in these girls, or whether it was simply easier for them to admit that they are less able to cope, was not analyzed here.
  • The second skill relates to the clinician's capacity for self-observation in seeking to help and minimize harm to mentally ill patients.
  • First, through self-observation, people monitor and track their actions.
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