Summary #936

Simply Imagining Other People Can Change Our Own Sense Of Self

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  • New study shows that our personal memories might not be personal at all.
  • All it takes to change your memories is thinking about a different person, and considering how they would approach what happened to you.
  • Perhaps our character isn’t as unique as we think, but more fluid, and changed by every person we meet.
  • Our evaluation of ourselves changes even when we think of objects, not just other people.

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