This University of California video discusses a newly identified region of the brain dubbed the empathy network. The video mostly focuses on a specific study in which arbitrary power is given, with astonishing, though not too astonishing, results.
- What is the empathy network?
- What is acquired sociopathy? How do people get it and what happens when they do?
- What is the cookie monster study? What effects can power have on our psychology?
- What can we do to curb this kind of bad behavior?
Keywords: power, selfishness, society, dominance, politics, psychology, neuroscience, brain, science, experiment, sociopathy, psychopathy