One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(J. Lacan's name for) a stage in infant development occurring between the ages of approximately 6 and 18 months, when a child begins to react to its image in a mirror as a separate entity.
1940s; earliest use found in International Journal of Psycho-analysis. After French stade du miroir (Lacan).
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