Oct 28 / Simcha

Empathy and the Brain

ScienceDaily published a piece this week (Area of the Brain That Processes Empathy Identified10.24.12) about an international team led by researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York that has shown, for the first time, that one area of the brain, called the anterior insular cortex, is the activity center of human empathy, whereas other areas of the brain are not.

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