Moral Behavior Is Trademark of Identity

New research suggests that while we may view maintaining our memory as being essential to who we are, others would probably judge our identity by whether our moral traits remain intact. In the study, investigators interviewed family member of patients suffering from neurodegenerative disease and discovered that it was changes in moral behavior, not memory loss, that caused the loved ones to say that the patient wasn’t “the same person” anymore.

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