Wednesday, February 24, 2010

The human brain is a big believer in equality and a team of scientists has become the first to gather the images to prove it

Specifically, the team found that the reward centers in the human brain respond more strongly when a poor person receives a financial reward than when a rich person does. The surprising thing? This activity pattern holds true even if the brain being looked at is in the rich person's head, rather than the poor person's.

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