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Virginia Tech

Read Montague, Virginia Tech

Caption: Read Montague, Ph.D., and colleagues at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute discovered two distinct sites for suspicion in the brain: the amygdala, which correlates strongly with a baseline distrustfulness, and the parahippocampal gyrus, which acts like a cerebral lie detector.

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