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Temporoparietal Junction

Good Human Beings and the Right Temporoparietal Junction

Cindy Wigglesworth | Posted 07.18.2013 | TED Weekends
Cindy Wigglesworth

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhat sets a truly noble person apart? What makes a Gandhi, Dalai Lama, or Mother Teresa different? There is a decision made by these people to hold themselves to a higher standard. They make a decision to live up to noble values -- to live from their highest nature. In what part of the brain does this ability reside?

Brain Study Locates Seat Of Selfishness, Altruism

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.19.2012 | Science

Some people are generous--others, not so much. Why is that? A new study from Switzerland suggests that the answer to that question may be a matter ...