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Friday, September 4, 2015

Memory and Morality: What Determines How Others See Us?

By Kathleen Lees
Science World Report
Originally published August 17, 2015

Here is an excerpt:

Statistical models also showed that perceived identity change was strongly linked with change in moral traits, with close to no other symptom, including depression, amnesia, and changes in personality traits, holding observable impact on perceived identity change.

Furthermore, the researchers based the degree of perceived identity change on how much they felt their relationship with the patient had deteriorated, as well as the association that was driven by the degree of change in the patient's moral traits.

Researchers also found that the degree of perceived identity change was associated with how much the participants thought their relationship with the patient had deteriorated, and this association was driven by the degree of change in the patient's moral traits.

The entire article is here.
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