Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Trust the World's Fastest VPN with Your Internet Security & Freedom with PureVPN - 79% off. ×
Science

Submission + - Empathy represses analytic thought, and vice versa (eurekalert.org)

hessian writes: "New research shows a simple reason why even the most intelligent, complex brains can be taken by a swindler's story – one that upon a second look offers clues it was false.

When the brain fires up the network of neurons that allows us to empathize, it suppresses the network used for analysis, a pivotal study led by a Case Western Reserve University researcher shows."

This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Empathy represses analytic thought, and vice versa

Comments Filter:

You know that feeling when you're leaning back on a stool and it starts to tip over? Well, that's how I feel all the time. -- Steven Wright

Working...