The Interpersonal World of the Infant: A View from Psychoanalysis and Developmental Psychology Setting & Symbolism

Daniel N. Stern
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The Sense of Emergent Self

The sense of self that arises at two months where infants not only have perceptual experience but begin to experience the process by which these experiences and their associated affects are unified. This experience of unity of process is the sense of the emergent self. This sense of self then generates the domain of emergent relatedness, the area of experience where infants experience the relations between their experiences.

The Sense of Core Self

Between two and three months, infants begin to demonstrate a unified personality. They developed an organized sense of self for the first time and have a sense of self-agency, self-coherence, self-affectivity and self-history. The infant now experiences a sense of a self-regulating self and of self-regulating others. The experience of self-regulation and the experience of self with other creates a domain of core relatedness.

The Sense of Subjective Self

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