On Consciousness

May 22nd, 2006

Consciousness is a term widely used for many purposes. As a psychology term, we use consciousness to refer to one’s knowing of self and her environment.

During depressive times, or anxiety, or trauma, human being tend to lose consciousness. This is mostly due to defense-mechanisms.

It is a refreshening defense mechanism when you remember less about events that leads you to unhappiness. It is good that you don’t live everyday as it is the day that something happened which truely upset you.

On the other hand, this lowered level of consciousness may cause other problems to you.

Consciousness is so useful for cognition. Perceiving objects and events as they are, requires a clear mind and a consciousness is usually refers to a clear mind.

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