Chp. 18: Neuroscience in Technology
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Neuroscience is a tool to...
help build our society and ultimately learn how our brains interact with others.
Eyewitnesses isn't reliable because...
people can forget information and the brain is not perfect
how people view money and the economy
Nueroeconomics is intrigued about...
how people are able to make irrational and risky economic choices even though the result has high risk.
Scientists used the game ____________ to test the human brain during gambling
When a player wanted to double their earnings, the activity in the ______ increased immediately
Scientists believe that the insular cortex networks interact with the rest of the brain that function in...
learning, memory and emotion, to let the player see what the negative consequences are in taking risk.
Scientists have also found out that ________ play a major role in making economic decisions
They did a test where they gave some players a boost of _______ the social bonding hormone.
The participants that received the oxytocin were _______ trusting with their money and would invest in bigger amounts with a broker.
when the participants did the test on an online program, the oxytocin ________ _______ affect their choice of investment strategy.
Another study was held where male stock traders observed the hormones ______ and _______
On the days where the subjects had higher_________ levels, the subjects took higher risks.
When they had higher _________ levels, they were more reluctant to risk it all and be more conservative.
Scientists are also studying ________ _______ and _________ in the brain, in order to try and stop prejudice in the workplace.
unconscious biases; discrimination
In history, brain research was __________ because the scientists had to take extreme measures to find out what they were looking for.
Some scientists are trying to see if they can _________ and ________ that it might have when it grows up, but we don't know if it is ethical yet.
alter the genome of a fetus; cure any diseases
A more confusing question to ask is if the brain has the ability to give __________ to the people working on it even if it is the organ being performed on.