Individual differences in posterior cortical volume correlate with proneness to pride and gratitude.

  title={Individual differences in posterior cortical volume correlate with proneness to pride and gratitude.},
  author={Roland Zahn and Griselda J. Garrido and Jorge Moll and Jordan Henry Grafman},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  volume={9 11},
Proneness to specific moral sentiments (e.g. pride, gratitude, guilt, indignation) has been linked with individual variations in functional MRI (fMRI) response within anterior brain regions whose lesion leads to inappropriate behaviour. However, the role of structural anatomical differences in rendering individuals prone to particular moral sentiments relative to others is unknown. Here, we investigated grey matter volumes (VBM8) and proneness to specific moral sentiments on a well-controlled… CONTINUE READING
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