Personality and Motivation for Body Donation
Kuks, Jan B M
Gerrits, Peter O
Annals of anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger : official organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft 2011 Mar; 193(2): 112-7
This study examines the relationship between motivation for body donation to science and personality characteristics using a body donor survey (N=759) conducted by the University Medical Centre Groningen (UMCG) in The Netherlands. The survey expands on anthropological studies that suggest an association between donor motivation and personality.
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