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 The figure shows the underside (ventral view) of a semi-transparent human brain, with the front of the brain at the top. The red blobs show the approximate location of the en:amygdala in the en:temporal lobes of the human brain. Note: the amygdala is...

How our brains adapt to dishonesty

... game, where they could repeatedly choose to lie for their own benefit. The study, published in Nature Neuroscience this ... lied the most when it was beneficial to lie for your own benefit and someone else. [...] And they did not lie at ...

Out of Body Experience

Out of body experiences

... you might have had it if you walk down a street on your own in the night and you just sort of feel that someone is ... your brain is starting to represent the fake hand as your own hand.  Ginny, in that case, do we want to do something ... strange to experience when you feel you're not in your own body, but why is this important, us understanding this? ...

Empathy speeds up learning

... of Oxford. In the study, participants first rated their own empathy levels using a standard questionnaire. Then they ...