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Caltech Scientists Find First Physiological Evidence of Brain's Response to Inequality
February 24, 2010
The human brain is a big believer in equality--and a team of scientists from the California Institute of Technology and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, has become the first to gather the images to prove it. Specifically, the team found that the reward centers in the human brain respond more strongly when a poor person receives a financial reward than when a rich person does.
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