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Testosterone Has A Complex Relationship With Moral Reasoning

Although some studies have linked high levels of testosterone to immoral behavior, a new study finds testosterone supplements actually made people more sensitive to moral norms, suggesting that testosterone’s influence on behavior is more complicated than previously thought. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin took a deeper look at the hormonal underpinnings of […]

Telling Lies Desensitises Your Brain To Self-serving Dishonesty

Telling small lies desensitises your brain to the associated negative emotions and may encourage you to tell bigger lies in the future, suggests new research at University College London. The research provides the first empirical evidence that self-serving lies gradually escalate and shows how this happens in our brains. The team scanned volunteers’ brains while […]