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University of Chicago

The Moral Brain

Caption: Brain regions involved in moral judgment are shown. Neuroscience work demonstrates that the brain regions underpinning morality share resources with circuits controlling other capacities such as emotional saliency, mental state understanding, and decision-making.

Credit: Dr. Jean Decety/University of Chicago

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