Sunday, January 22, 2012

Faith and grammar

Neuroscience proves Wittgenstein right! Well, no, but this is an interesting story all the same.
The study found that "sacred" values – those the participants would not sign away for cash – prompted greater activation of the part of the brain associated with evaluating rules-based, right-or-wrong thought processes: the same neural systems used for processing rules of grammar, syntax or street signs.

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