Human Behavior as Second Person

Human Behavior as Second Person

DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8217-5.ch007


This chapter introduces the second person known as the grammatical person (first person, second person, third person) basically and then goes over a theoretical argument of second person in a framework of brain activities (cerebrum, cerebellum) as they are known and understood now. And then, the arguments will go to a practical argument by using the novel knowledge as shown in chapter 5. In this way, it will be further studied and will be more deepened in order to get the general basic brain functions of second person. They will be described as a notion on second person. Some part of the previous chapter will be repeated for the arguments to go smoothly.
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Background And Introduction

Wikipedia says about the grammatical person of second person as follows (“Grammatical Person”, n.d.).


Grammatical person, in linguistics, is the grammatical distinction between deictic references to participants in an event; typically, the distinction is among the speaker (first person), the addressee (second person), and others (third person). Put in simple colloquial English, first person is that which includes the speaker, namely, I, we, me, and us, second person is the person or people spoken to, literally, you, and the third person is the other person, namely, they, and them.

In this chapter, it will be argued and studied how this grammatical second person comes out in human brain by using some of the understandings out of the patient behaviors.

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