Dimensions and areas of human subjective experience.
System of mental 'contents' (sensations findings, experiences).
The 'anatomy' of subjective experience.
Relations, order, and nested structure of mental 'contents'.
External conditions, phenomena, processes, patterns.
Source is: external empiry. Physical domain, 'matter'.
Phenomena, realia ('signs').
Inter-subjectively accessible, overt public.
By means of sensory perception Exteroception extraversion.
Instantaneous, immediate, direct.
Relationship with physical time and space
Relation with space
Spatial location relative to the subject experiencing.
Spatial coordinates (position, distance, area, volume).
Spatial distances: distal (indirect) Vs. proximal (direct).
Relation with time
Relative temporal position with respect to instantaneous experience.
Time coordinates (timing, duration, frequency, ..).
Time relation: synchronized (direct) Vs. diachronic (indirect).
Function in the process.
Relations with referents: agent, patient, dative.
Entities outside the self.
: Various phenomena or objects
Semantic type of argument in a predication.
Source of, or instance causing the activity
Performer, initiator of the process/ activity.
(Sensory, motor, emotional, cognitive).
Destination, or object of the activity
Patiens (direct object).
Whoever or whatever is (meant to be) affected by the activity.
The person concerned, the medium of the activity
Dative (indirect object).
One who or that which is involved in or mediating the activity, is affected
only indirectly or sideways, e.g. instrumental, (dis)advantaged, etc..
Relation between subject and object.
Origin of activity, being 'outside World' (exogenous) versus 'inner world' (endogenous).
Sensory and perceptual modality.
Class of qualia.
Exteroception, sensorics, sensory processing.
Visual / optical; images
Sight; - seeing, looking.
(V = vis).
Auditive / acoustic; sounds
(A = aud).
Olfactory / nosmic; smells, odeurs
Smell - smelling.
(O = olf).
Gustatory / gastroral; tastes
Taste - Tasting
(G = gus).
Perception through body feeling.
There is a range of kinesthetic submodalities.
(K = kin).
Exogenous body feeling.
Relatively more exteroceptive
Sense of balance, equilibrium
A. Posture and movement relative to gravity c.q. environment.
(Position, posture, movement, acceleration, rotation).
B. Turning of the head.
(Kv = K-ft). (K [e, v])
Touch (haptic / tactile / cutaneous, ..)
sensations through immediate physical contact, contiguity
Pressure, texture, vibration, temperature, ..
(Mechanical, thermal, electromagnetic, chemical, ..).
(Kh = K-hp) (K [e, h])
Erotic and sexual feelings
(Ks = K-sx). (K [e, s])
Internal body feeling.
Relatively more interoceptive
Sense of activation
Sensations of the activation system.
Level of alertness degree of activation (arousal, motivation)
Relaxation/comfort versus action/effort, preparation versus participation. ..
(Kn = K-ar).
'Inner' body feelings
Sense of internal organs, guts (intestines).
Breathing, heart rate, blood pressure, ...
Vegetative system; E.g. through X Nervus vagus.
(Kf = K-fs).
'Affection' (Pathisch, limbic).
Visceral Vegetative system; allocortex / Limbic system. (E.g. sadness, anger, fear, ..).
(Kp = K-pa).
Sense of muscles and joints
Sensations of the musculoskeletal system.
Motor (muscular, proprioceptic).
(Movement, walking, talking, ..).
(Km = K-mo).
Movement, posture, action / behavior, expression.
(endogenous & extrovert).
(M = mot).
Interoception, Intero-sensorics, sensibility.
Internal sensory perception with respect to external and internal data.
Noticing, observing internal mental processes.
Associating, 'thinking' ('head').
Remembering, reasoning, expecting, ...
Sensations of inner state, feelings, processes, functions.
Source is: 'Internal empiry'.
By means of intra-psychic perception; interoception, introspection, 'intuition'.
Mental / (intra-) psychic domain, mind.
Exclusive-subjective experience; covert, strictly private.
Occasional contacts with the subject.
Source is 'outside world' (inter-subjective, exogenous).
Only connected to the subject.
Source is (direct or indirect) 'self', own body.
E.g. external self-perception (external self-reflection).
Accessibility for subjective experience.
Level of consciousness
Conscious level (supraliminaal)
Unconscious level (subliminal).
Subconscious / pre-conscious
Outside of consciousness
Level of intensity of specific processes.
Inactive, 'dormant'; latent
Active, ongoing, 'awake'; manifest
Degree of controllability.
Under conscious control.
Deliberate, purposeful, willful, 'premeditated'.
(·) Automatic, reflexively.
Peripheral Vegetative And autonomic nervous system.
(·) Pseudo-automatic conditioned responses, routine patterns (habituated).
Affective versus cognitive in nature.
Level of affect
'Instinctive', physical / organic
Reflexive, 'semi-automatic' processes.
Associative, emotional, impulsive, 'intuitive'
'Spontaneous', 'open-minded', frank, naive, ..
Cognitive, 'rational', intellectual
Conceived, considerate, calculated, ..
Additional features /characteristics.
Level of contact, involvement, identification.
Involvement in the process
Concerning self-perception 'from outside', i.e. perceiving oneself as an
outsider at an imaginary distance ('camera position', 'birds-eye view').
Integral / associative
Concerning perception 'from within', i.e. experiencing full personal involvement and identification.
Relation with language
Use of words, language.
(V / A d).
Behavior / signing.
Gestures (gesticulation), facial expression (mimicry), posture, choice of clothing, jewelry, cosmetics (
make-up, tattoos, piercings, ..), tools, material creations, etc ..
Use of voice.
(Associated) circumstances, environmental conditions, history (confounding factors), ..
'Embeddedness', 'nesting, internal and external 'triggers'.
'Ego state', 'subpersonality'.
(Associated, responsible) 'personality part', mostly an 'unconscious personality part').
Underlying aim/ goal, motive. (drive, urge).
The intended purpose of the process.
Specific strategic function(s).
Related ins and outs, within an operational strategy.
Assumptions underlaying a collection of ideas.
Presumptions, premisses, parameters.
Indirect contact by physical exchange/ communication through spatial medium.
Direct contact by physical exchange/ communication with spatial coincidence or overlap.
Simultaneous, symmetrical process (direct).
Concurrency of data content and process.
Asymmetric process (indirect).
Unevenly course of data content and process.
Reactivation (retraction, retrieval, reminiscence) of empirical data along a timeline.
Content from long-term memory (LTM).
Process with influence from outside.
Source / cause is 'outside world' (objective, public).
Implying: Agent = (Other / Thing); Patiens = Self.
(E x). (A / D -> Z).
Process with influence from within (reciprocal activity, feedback).
Source / cause is 'inner world' (subjective, private).
Implying: Agent = Self; Patiens = Self.
(E n). (Z -> Z).
Remembrance of exogenous experience, observations.
Content from episodic memory, concerning previous sensory experience.
The 'image-sound-smell-taste-touch movie' (occasional / reflexive).
Remembrance of endogenous experience, feelings.
Content from episodic memory, concerning previous body feelings.
The 'movie' of bodily feelings and emotions (occasional / reflexive).
Remembrance of endogenous experience, mental constructions.
Content from semantic memory, concerning previous mental constructions, experience of idiosyncratic
A 'movie' of ideas: abstractions, concepts, stereotypes, enz..
the personal model of the world, belief system
- Body image, self-image;
- View on humanity, world, life.
Fantasize, dreams hallucinating, ...
Combinatory thinking, reasoning, calculating ...
Composition according to logical Syntax.
(Occasionally according to logical semantics).
Four classes of information
(I) Class of Physical ordered states, or occational patterns
(II) Class of types of ordered states or abstract patterns
(III) Class of subjective information
(IV) Class of conscious information