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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, 2018 at 11:34
  • It's my desired answer. Please write it in the answer panel.
    – Ash
    Aug 2, 2018 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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