Monday, January 12, 2009

'It takes 2 to know 1': Shared experiences change self-recognition (1/10/2009)

    • Sharing an experience with another person may change the perception we have of our own self, such as the recognition of our own face. "As a result of shared experiences, we tend to perceive other people as being more similar to us, and this applies also to the recognition of our own face. This process may be at the root of constructing a self-identity in a social context," says Dr Tsakiris who led the study funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, UK.
    An argument for diversity in all aspects of our lives.

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