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People with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may show unusual reactions to unexpected changes that appear in their environment. Although several studies have highlighted atypical auditory change processing in ASD, little is known in this disorder about the brain processes involved in visual automatic change detection. The present fMRI study was designed to(More)
We found the letter recently published by Glenn et al. 1 in Molecular Psychiatry very interesting as it sheds new light not only on the understanding of the neural correlates of psychopathic behavior but more generally on the growing field of moral cognition. The authors report that when psychopathic patients face moral dilemmas—and are asked to make(More)
Physicians frequently face ethical dilemmas when caring for patients. To help them to cope with these, biomedical ethics aims to implement moral norms for particular problems and contexts. As a means of studying the cognitive and neurobiological features underlying the respect for these norms, moral cognitive neuroscience could help us to understand and(More)
The reviewer of these two books about the Catholic contraception debate ought to declare his hand, especially in a journal such as this. The reader can then judge for himself. I write about these books as a married Catholic who has, personally, no overwhelming worry about keeping to the Church's present teaching (mainly because my wife's inside works pretty(More)
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