Brain Stimulation Can Alter Our Moral Judgments, Study Suggests

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 16:21 in Psychology & Sociology

A team of neuroscientists claim it is possible to influence people's moral judgments by disrupting a specific brain region called the the right temporo-parietal junction (TPJ). The study offers "striking evidence" that the right TPJ, located at the brain's surface above and behind the right ear, is critical for making moral judgments, the authors say. read more

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