Deceit say more lies, more let you go – brain science and technology Sohu christie stevens

Deceit: say more lies, let you go – brain more Sohu technology [Technews] science news if you had lied, you will have the opportunity to say again. The latest research indicates that when we are not honest, specific parts of the brain is activated, with the number of accumulated more small – this will lead us to lie has no sense, to deceive others this more commonplace. History is full of famous swindlers anecdotes, how about their blandishments, committing a felony, or create a legend. But back in our daily lives, we will also tell the size of a lie, whether it is good, or just for themselves to find an excuse. Of course, everyone lies in different frequencies. However, until recently, the University College London (University College London) research team in "Nature Neuroscience" (Nature Neuroscience) released a report, for the first time someone from a biological point of view to explore this kind of situation. The amygdala (amygdala) is the part of the brain that regulates emotion. When we deceive someone, the amygdala is touched, feeling guilty or guilty. And we already know that when humans continue to see a picture of a cute puppy or a sad picture, the amygdala becomes smaller and weaker. So the team wanted to know if humans had the same situation when they were lying. The team conducted experiments, as follows: let a group of adult subjects, respectively, and do not know the partner cooperation. The subjects had to look at a picture of a glass jar and tell their friends how much money they had in the jar, and let the partners answer. But sometimes, even if the subject lies, can help themselves or partners to get more money. The research team deliberately set up a situation where the subjects were given the opportunity to volunteer to lie and encouraged them to do so. In this process, there will be a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI, functional magnetic resonance imaging scan) subjects brain, measurement of neuronal activity caused by subtle changes in blood flow, to analyze the functional regions of the brain. When the subjects found that lying on their own profitable, it will be more inclined to deceive partners. However, with the experiment, the subjects do not necessarily have a good time to lie, but they still continue to lie bigger. Results through the fMRI, we can find that with the increase in the number of lies, the amygdala activity is becoming smaller and smaller. It means that people continue to lie is not only for precision of rationality, but because they are gradually numb to lie. It was observed that the number of subjects who were lying at the time of the amygdala decreased, and it was also able to predict how serious their next deception would be. But there are some limitations to the study. Because the team designed a specific environment to do the experiment, researchers can really grasp the variables; but moved to other types of environment or real life, not sincere相关的主题文章: