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Nora Bar gives us a magnificent contribution on the subject, through an article in the newspaper La Nacion of Buenos Aires, when he says, making a couple of years, the French neurobiologist Jean Decety discovered that if showed teenagers with videos of people battered behavioral problems, brain’s empathy circuits, are activated them but also the aggressiveness pleasure centersempathy, concern for others, altruism, ethics and morals are central gears of the life of our societies. In recent years the neurosciences have begun to unravel these complex cognitive processes linking us with our family and our descendants, and to society as a whole. It adds that the social cognition seeks to understand and explain how the thoughts, feelings and behavior of the individual are influenced by the real or imaginary presence of others as it says, Facundo Manes, director of Ineco and the center of Neurosciences of the Fundacion Favaloro-. The work carried out in this area are diverse and include different paradigms; for example, the recognition of facial expressions and the processing of emotions. The theory of mind is the human capacity to realize that other people have desires and beliefs different from ours and that their behavior can be explained based on them. Read more from Founder of Zendesk to gain a more clear picture of the situation.

This ability to recognize the nature of our beliefs and that of others is vital to life in society and to the transmission of culture. For more information see Peter Asaro . Explains Manes, the neural substrates that underlie these processes are little known, but investigations are starting to discover them. None sits in a unique structure, but in several areas of the brain that Act integrated and alternately. Something like that happens in the gestation of moral conduct. There are no regions of the mind dedicated to the moral – says Jorge Moll, of the Center for the neuroscience LABS-DOr of river Janeiro-. The orchestration of different types of knowledge work together is required for any cognitive process. .

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