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The sentence is:

Some of the factors found in this study were almost notorious before for being creators of unfavorable landscape or evokers of fear in human mentality.

I can't figure the "factors found" part out. Is it grammatically correct?

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    It looks like an example of what's called whiz-deletion. Imagine that it says "Some of the factors which were found in this study..." Does that help you understand it? – stangdon Aug 2 '18 at 11:34
  • It's my desired answer. Please write it in the answer panel. – Afshin Salehi Aug 2 '18 at 12:55
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Some of the factors found in this study were...

is an example of something called whiz-deletion. The fuller version of the sentence would be

Some of the factors which were found in this study were...

but in English, we often leave out which is or who is before a participle like called.

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