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Selfish or selfless? Human nature means you're both

By Keith Yoder, Postdoctoral Scholar in Social Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Chicago
Jean Decety, Professor of Psychology, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago
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Cognitive neuroscientists use brain imaging and behavioral economic games to investigate people's sense of fairness. They find it's common to take care of yourself before looking out for others.

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