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Discussion on: Take 'this' Quiz, Understand How 'this' Works in JavaScript

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Aleksandr Hovhannisyan

On the surface, 'this' seems like an intuitive keyword that simply refers to the environment (or scope) it resides in.

Note: It's actually context, not scope.

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Annie Liao Author

Ah, I see. So context is object-based, and scope is function-based (reference here: ryanmorr.com/understanding-scope-a...). Just corrected it. Thanks so much for clarifying!