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n.1.Action by, or originating in, one's self or itself.
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At the feet of my Superior I have laid down the right of self-action the privilege of independence.
(114) A subset of the mirror neurons that were active during the self-action exhibited decreased activity during action observation ('suppression mirror neurons') (115) or increased activity when the observed action was both executed and withheld ('inaction mirror neurons').
Being closer to God will provoke reflections and spiritual practices that will help everyone to attain step-by-step self-awareness, self-analysis and self-action, substituting negative emotions with positive emotions.
Considering the functional connection between action and perception (James, 1890; Jeannerod, 1994; Prinz, 1997), it is possible that visually induced self-motion --vection--can also influence the speed of self-action. Indeed, we reported elsewhere that fast vection increased an observer's speech speed (Seno, Ihaya, & Yamada, 2013).
The structure dimension includes self-identity, self-satisfaction, and self-action; and the content dimension includes physical self, moral self, psychological self, family self, and social self.
Concentration Optical Nonlinearity and Effects of Self-Action
The most significant threat of 2013 is related to the cancelation of several tax benefits (due to end of their validity period) which will happen in early 2013, and to self-action reduction of the budget expenses according to Budget Control Act.
210), and left to its own devices this 'delicate mechanism' would itself ensure a social coherence, would itself ensure that self-action would not be a mass of chaotic experiments taking place on and in a hostile world.
Niyama, positive self-action, includes purity, contentment, discipline, self-study, and devotion.
The first concentrates on self-action and sees entities as acting under their own powers, independently of all other entities.