Category Archives: dorsolateral prefrontal cortex

Neuroimaging identifies uniquely human brain region responsible for judgment.


Humans are unique among social creatures in their willingness to bear personal costs to punish those who have harmed others.  Despite the centrality of such third-party punishment decisions to modern institutions of justice, researchers are still unclear as to how the brain combines evidence of intentionality and harm and how humans make these judgments. Now, a study from researchers at

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