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Cognitive load selectively interferes with utilitarian moral judgment
Traditional theories of moral development emphasize the role of controlled cognition in mature moral judgment, while a more recent trend emphasizes intuitive and emotional processes. Here we test aExpand
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An fMRI investigation of empathy for ‘social pain’ and subsequent prosocial behavior
We examined neural activity during empathy for social exclusion and assessed how empathy-related neural processes might relate to subsequent prosocial behavior toward the excluded victim. Expand
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The Neural Correlates of Empathy: Experience, Automaticity, and Prosocial Behavior
Empathy is a critical aspect of human emotion that influences the behavior of individuals as well as the functioning of society. Expand
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Social status modulates neural activity in the mentalizing network
We demonstrate that social status is fundamentally and neurocognitively linked to how people process and navigate their social worlds. Expand
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Common and distinct neural correlates of personal and vicarious reward: A quantitative meta-analysis
We present a quantitative whole-brain meta-analysis of neuroimaging data examining the neural structure of vicarious reward. Expand
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The neural components of empathy: predicting daily prosocial behavior.
Previous neuroimaging studies on empathy have not clearly identified neural systems that support the three components of empathy: affective congruence, perspective-taking, and prosocial motivation.Expand
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Emotional and instrumental support provision interact to predict well-being.
Individuals in close relationships help each other in many ways, from listening to each other's problems, to making each other feel understood, to providing practical support. However, it is unclearExpand
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Creating Buzz
Social interaction promotes the spread of values, attitudes, and behaviors. Here, we report on neural responses to ideas that are destined to spread. We scanned message communicators using functionalExpand
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The neural bases of feeling understood and not understood.
Past research suggests that feeling understood enhances both personal and social well-being. However, little research has examined the neurobiological bases of feeling understood and not understood.Expand
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