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abstract reasoning

a belief used as the basis for action

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something taken to be true without proof

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Thus the internal and external aspects of continuity theory suggest the need for group reminiscence as well as personal reminiscence.
Sharing one's story and thus sharing one's perceived identity is a key concept in continuity theory (Parker, 1995).
A continuity theory of normal aging, The Gerontologist, 29, 183-190.
Continuity theory would lead us to predict that disengagement would not occur in the absence of profound constraints, and we would expect disengagement to have a strong negative effect on subjective well-being.
The psychological continuity theory takes many forms, and there are deep disagreements about exactly how it should be expressed.
The continuity theory is followed in several states, but the product-line exception appears, at this point in time, to be itself an exception.
This article focuses on the considerations that deliberately deal against one or another version of the psychological continuity theory of personal identity through time.
A traditional argument against the psychological continuity theory of personal identity has it that memory, which is widely accepted as a major constituent of psychological continuity, presupposes personal identity.
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