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Understanding others’ feelings: what is empathy and why do we need it?

Empathy is the ability to share and understand the emotions of others. It is a construct of multiple components, each of which is associated with its own brain network. There are three ways of looking at empathy.

Medicine & health

Heading for a fall: Neuroscientists reveal how overconfidence can lead to poor decision making

The link between over confidence and poor decision making is under the spotlight in an international study by scientists from Monash University and the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig.

Medicine & health

Heading for a fall: Neuroscientists reveal how overconfidence can lead to poor decision making

The link between over confidence and poor decision making is under the spotlight in an international study by scientists from Monash University and the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig.

Medicine & health
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Dr Pascal Molenberghs

Name: Pascal Molenberghs Title: Dr (Senior Lecturer) Faculty: Monash Institute of Cognitive...

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Dr Pascal Molenberghs

Name: Pascal Molenberghs Title: Dr (Senior Lecturer) Faculty: Monash Institute of Cognitive...

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Dr Pascal Molenberghs

Name: Pascal Molenberghs Title: Dr (Senior Lecturer) Faculty: Monash Institute of Cognitive...

Piracy

The science behind piracy: Guilt portion of the brain fails to fire

One third of Australians aged between 16 and 75 years watch movies and television shows downloaded illegally from the internet – further proof that Australians are among the biggest illegal...

Piracy

The science behind piracy: Guilt portion of the brain fails to fire

One third of Australians aged between 16 and 75 years watch movies and television shows downloaded illegally from the internet – further proof that Australians are among the biggest illegal...