Older adults who experienced financial exploitation showed differences in brain activity in areas associated with social judgment and decision making. Additionally, those who are exploited financially tend to be physically frailer than their peers, with particular deficits in vision and hearing.
Summary: Social affective behaviors are linked to changes in insular cortex excitability caused by oxytocin, researchers report. Source: Boston College....
Researchers discover structural and functional differences in the insula between men and women.
A new study reports brain areas associated with moral and social disgust are triggered in people when they believe healthcare funding is split unequally.