A Review on Research and Evaluation Methods for Investigating Self-Transcendence

Alice Chirico, Andrea Gaggioli, Alessandra Kitson, Bernhard Riecke

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Abstract

Self-transcendence has been characterized as a decrease in self-saliency (ego disillusionment) and increased connection, and has been growing in research interest in the past decade. Several measures have been developed and published with some degree of psychometric validity and reliability. However, to date, there has been no review systematically describing, contrasting, and evaluating the different methodological approaches toward measuring self-transcendence including questionnaires, neurological and physiological measures, and qualitative methods. To address this gap, we conducted a review to describe existing methods of measuring self-transcendence, evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of these methods, and discuss research avenues to advance assessment of self-transcendence, including recommendations for suitability of methods given research contexts.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1-27
Numero di pagine27
RivistaFrontiers in Psychology
Volume2020
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2020

Keywords

  • awe
  • self transcendence

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