Amygdala

White collar psychopath fraudfeasors who use other people as tools for conning, duping, manipulating and perpetrating fraud: brain scan study. Does a broken moral neural circuit excuse evil?

Discussion of recent brain scans of psychopaths in: A L Glenn, A Raine and R A Schug, “The neural correlates of moral decision-making in psychopathy,” Molecular Psychiatry 14: 5–6 (2009)

People don’t remember you as well when you’re not happy, so put on a happy face (video and lyrics, too)

I lurve experiments where oxytocin is squirted up people’s noses. Oxytocin-up-the-nose affects your ability to recognize people you’ve seen before — and, according to two new reports, this effect is most pronounced if you see them displaying the same emotion…