Researchers state healthy brain development should be considered a human right, not a privilege for the elite. Youths incarcerated in the U.S jail system are not having their cognitive and emotional development needs met, the study reports.
University of Pennsylvania researchers report people who report higher levels of moral reasoning show increased activity in brain areas associated with reward. The study may improve understanding as to why some people are more likely to engage in prosocial behaviors.
According to researchers, when faced with high stakes decision making tasks, people are more likely to lose sight of personal morality, leading to more cheating and less charitable efforts.
Researchers discuss different applications for neurotech including monitoring criminals, interacting in the metaverse, and enhancing cognitive abilities.
As technology is improving and becoming more accurate at deciphering whether a person is lying or telling the truth, researchers debate whether such technology should be used in legal cases.
Including genomic sequencing with routine newborn testing could reveal the risk a child has of developing numerous conditions later in life. Researchers weigh up the pros and cons of genetic sequencing in newborns.
A new study reveals a method to help regulate emotions and reassess situations when a person feels they have been treated unjustly.
Study reveals people are more likely to believe lies and spread misinformation if they think the disinformation may become true in the future.
UCLA researchers investigated how the brain responds when people watch other experience painful events. The study reports neural responses predict whether people will be inclined to avoid causing harm to others when faced with moral dilemmas.