Memories of 'Morally Right' Actions Play Role in Identity

Remembered 'good' actions more central to personal identity

Friday, January 3, 2020
Picture of Dr. Felipe De Brigard
Dr. Felipe De Brigard

Picture of Dr. Felipe De BrigardA new study in the journal Memory, "The centrality of remembered moral and immoral actions in constructing personal identity," discusses the importance of how we remember "moral" and "immoral" actions to our own personal identities. First author Matthew L. Stanley is a former Duke student. Faculty authors are Roberto Cabeza, Psychology & Neuroscience, and Felipe De Brigard, Philosophy. Read more here