Epiphenomenon

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Epiphenomenon

 noun

epi·​phe·​nom·​e·​non | \ ˌe-pi-fi-ˈnä-mə-ˌnän  , -nən \

plural epiphenomena\ ˌe-​pi-​fi-​ˈnä-​mə-​ˌnä  , -​nə \

Definition of epiphenomenon

a secondary phenomenon accompanying another and caused by itspecifically a secondary mental phenomenon that is caused by and accompanies a physical phenomenon but has no causal influence itself

Epiphenomenon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epiphenomenon. Accessed 25 Aug. 2022.

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