Cheating Brains NPR's Michelle Trudeau reports that humans possess a specialized brain module for detecting individuals who cheat in social exchanges. Evolutionary psychologists now say humans and other social primates have evolved a mechanism to detect when individuals violate the terms of social contracts. For more information, visit The Center for Evolutionary Psychology at The University of California, Santa Barbara.

Cheating Brains

Cheating Brains

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NPR's Michelle Trudeau reports that humans possess a specialized brain module for detecting individuals who cheat in social exchanges. Evolutionary psychologists now say humans and other social primates have evolved a mechanism to detect when individuals violate the terms of social contracts. For more information, visit The Center for Evolutionary Psychology at The University of California, Santa Barbara.