Functional neuroimaging of belief, disbelief, and uncertainty

@article{Harris2008FunctionalNO,
  title={Functional neuroimaging of belief, disbelief, and uncertainty},
  author={Sam Harris and S. Sheth and Mark S. Cohen},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={63}
}
The difference between believing and disbelieving a proposition is one of the most potent regulators of human behavior and emotion. When one accepts a statement as true, it becomes the basis for further thought and action; rejected as false, it remains a string of words. The purpose of this study was to differentiate belief, disbelief, and uncertainty at the level of the brain. 
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