Dualism Revisited: Body vs. Mind vs. Soul

  title={Dualism Revisited: Body vs. Mind vs. Soul},
  author={Rebekah A. Richert and Paul L. Harris},
  journal={Journal of Cognition and Culture},
A large, diverse sample of adults was interviewed about their conception of the ontological and functional properties of the mind as compared to the soul. The existence of the mind was generally tied to the human lifecycle of conception, birth, growth and death, and was primarily associated with cognitive as opposed to spiritual functions. In contrast, the existence of the soul was less systematically tied to the lifecycle and frequently associated with spiritual as opposed to cognitive… 

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