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Magnetic pulses can disrupt moral judgment

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology were able to disrupt part of the brain that is related to moral judgment by using a magnetic field applied to the scalp of study participants. Normal neural activity in that part of the brain was switched off, resulting in a “no harm, no foul” mentality.

Read Scientists able to manipulate morality on The Scotsman.

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OM goodness – what happened to the ARTICLE link “Page not found…” ?

it would have been a fun read this morning…
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