[FoRK] The neuroscience of morality

Jeff Bone <jbone at place.org> on Sun May 13 10:55:29 PDT 2007

Scientists Draw Link Between Morality And Brain's Wiring

	http://online.wsj.com/article/SB117884235401499300.html? 
mod=hpp_free_today

Excerpt:

"When that influence [of an area that links emotion to cognition,  
located in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex several inches behind  
the brow] is missing," said USC neuroscientist Antonio Damasio, "pure  
reason is set free."


jb


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