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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."

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Empathy represses analytic thought, and vice versa

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