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Cognition and Evolution: Are Utilitarians Psychopaths?

It's a central concern of your blogger that "moral reasoning" might be an oxymoron, that morality is necessarily not a deliberative process and not subject to algorithmization, so to speak. This is ...
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A Lecture in Psychology: Origins of Human Coope...

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Dr. Michael Tomasello, of the Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, discusses his... (A Lecture in Psychology: Origins of Human Coope...
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What the Brain Can Tell Us About Art

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When we view a work of art, we add our own brush strokes of memory — finishing a creative process that, until then, is incomplete.
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Kindness Breeds More Kindness, Study Shows | Wired Science | Wired.com

Kindness Breeds More Kindness, Study Shows | Wired Science | Wired.com | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
In findings sure to gladden the heart of anyone who's ever wondered whether tiny acts of kindness have larger consequences, researchers have shown that (RT @eqjosh: How many people are affected by 1 act of generosity?
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Music Purchases Predicted by Brain Activity - Yahoo! News

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Meditation Allows Brain To Control Body Tempera...

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Scientists report that the meditating brain can control core body temperature, a finding that could help in boosting immunity to fight infectious diseases or immunodeficiency.
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Botox Injections Can Make You Depressed

Botox Injections Can Make You Depressed | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
Cosmetic injections using Botox to decrease crows\' feet may actually leave people feeling more depressed. People treated for frown lines feel less depressed.
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'Neuromarketing': can science predict what we'll buy? - Telegraph

'Neuromarketing': can science predict what we'll buy? - Telegraph | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
Advertisers have long used science to peer into consumers’ brains; today ‘neuromarketing’ has given them the power to delve into our subconscious, finds Alex Hannaford ('Neuromarketing': can science predict what we'll buy?
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Skin color affects ability to empathize with pain - CNN.com

Skin color affects ability to empathize with pain - CNN.com | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
Humans are hardwired to feel another person's pain. But they may feel less innate empathy if the other person's skin color doesn't match their own, a new study suggests.
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'Seeing' the flavor of foods before tasting them

'Seeing' the flavor of foods before tasting them | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
The eyes sometimes have it, beating out the tongue, nose and brain in the emotional and biochemical balloting that determines the taste and allure of food, a scientist said at a recent meeting.
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Neurocomic takes readers on an adventure in the brain – video

Artist Matteo Farinella and neuroscientist Hana Ros collaborated to create a graphic novel about the brain
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Emotional Smarts Tied to General IQ: Scientific American

Emotional Smarts Tied to General IQ: Scientific American | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
The same brain regions that perform cognitive tasks may also provide social intelligence, according to a new study
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News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier

News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
News is bad for you. It leads to fear and aggression. It hinders your creativity and makes you sick. We should stop consuming it, says Rolf Dobelli, who's abstained for years

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Margarita Tarragona's curator insight, April 14, 2013 6:36 PM

Dicen que leer y ver noticias en los medios nos hace daño y que la solución es dejar de consumirlas.¿qué opinan?

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Rocio Anton's comment, April 14, 2013 6:46 PM
Hola Margarita, las noticias son importantes, dependiendo de la seriedad de quienes las emiten marca la diferencia. Como procesamos la información es lo más importante.....en la actualidad no podemos estar sin conocer nuestro entorno y lo que ocurre en el mundo, creo que dependerá de cada persona la importancia que le de y esto depende de la calidad de vida que lleve. Gracias por tus artículos.....son noticia!!!!! A mi me enriquecen mucho, saludos
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No "Decision" - "Decision Making"

This is the model we are buying based on our research.  No room, or need from pretty much all of our subjective experiences and current models of consciousness, choice, value, executive function, s...

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Oxytocin Enhances Social Persuasion during Hypnosis. [PLoS One. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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Rehearsing Memories During Sleep Helps You Remember More - RedOrbit

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RedOrbit Rehearsing Memories During Sleep Helps You Remember More RedOrbit “The research poses provocative implications about the role memory reactivation during sleep could play in improving memory storage,” said Paller, director of the Cognitive...
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Music rewards brain like sex or drugs - Technology & Science - CBC News

Music rewards brain like sex or drugs - Technology & Science - CBC News | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
Whether it's the Beatles or Beethoven, people like music for the same reason they like eating or having sex: It makes the brain release a chemical that gives pleasure, a study says.
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Music Benefits Both Mental And Physical Health

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Playing and listening to music benefits a person both mentally and physically. For example, it decreases anxiety, levels of cortisol, and increases immunoglobulin A.
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Meditation Makes Us Act with Compassion

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A new study suggests mindfulness meditation can help us overcome the "bystander effect."
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Chocolate Is Brain Food; How Cocoa Flavanols Fight Dementia, Neuron ... - Medical Daily

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Recent studies have supported the ability of chocolate compounds called flavanols to protect neuron cells against degeneration and dementia.
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New music 'rewarding for the brain'

New music 'rewarding for the brain' | Social Neuroscience Advances | Scoop.it
MRI scans reveal that listening to new music is rewarding for the brain.
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Men Have Trouble Reading Women's Emotions from Their Eyes - LiveScience.com

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Men Have Trouble Reading Women's Emotions from Their Eyes
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In addition, other brain regions tied to emotion and behavior didn't activate as much when the men looked at women's eyes.
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Transparent brains reveal their secrets – video

A team at Stanford University has made brains transparent, allowing entire networks of neurons to be highlighted and then viewed through a microscope
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