All this observation and self-observation possibly says something very depressing about how insular and self-obsessing we are.
So far as self-observation throws any light on the matter, this statement appears to be correct.
They are not quite so new to the world, to experimental labor in the business of tuition, or to self-observation.
Speaking simply from self-observation, I find that in my own case tea and coffee are far more perilous than tobacco.
It can only be determined by practised self-consciousness and self-observation, assisted by observation of others.
Psychology, resting on self-observation, is pronounced a delusion.
Once he has spoken he can improve himself by self-observation or according to the criticisms of those who hear.
Especially did I love to indulge my old habit of self-observation and introspection.
In the adult mind the disturbing influence of self-observation is a matter of notorious moment.
Upon the ground alone that substance be the object of self-observation, as cause is said to be.
late 14c., "performance of a religious rite," from Latin observationem (nominative observatio) "a watching over, observance, investigation," noun of action from past participle stem of observare (see observe). Sense of "act or fact of paying attention" is from 1550s. Meaning "a remark in reference to something observed" first recorded 1590s.