Hi! Do you remember blogs? Well, this used to be one. Now it just serves as an archive for my multiple Twitter accounts.

8 September 2011

“After A Magnetic Pulse to the Brain, Study Subjects Cannot Tell a Lie”

The eight people who had their left DPC stimulated lied more often, the researchers said. The ones with the right DPC stimulated were more likely to tell the truth. The experiment was repeated while a different brain region was stimulated, and that region, the parietal lobe, had no effect.

As always, it’s terribly scary and depressing to realize how much our very personality is at the mercy of a random change in the environment.

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