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Albert Einstein said, “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking, it cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” Changing our thinking requires an understanding of how our brains work. Scientific research has led to the discovery that our thinking brain is strongly influenced by our primitive emotional brain, known as the limbic system, which evolved from our apelike ancestors. If we wish to change our thinking so as to create a different world we need to understand the influences of our limbic system on our thinking.
Selfish people have less self-control because they do not even consider the feelings of their future selves, a new study suggests. Leer Más
Neurobiological models of self-control usually focus on brain mechanisms involved in impulse control and emotion regulation. Recent research at the University of Zurich shows that the mechanism for overcoming egocentricity also facilitates self-control. This opens up new possibilities for therapeutic interventions. Leer Más
“¿Cómo puedes estar tan seguro?” preguntó.
“No lo sé, no soy tan bueno”, respondí.
Es una pregunta vieja, ¿Porqué hacemos el bien? ¿Qué hace que las personas a veces pongan el “Nosotros” antes del “Yo”? Tal vez nuestro primer impulso sea ser egoístas, y la cooperación se trate de frenar la avaricia. Leer Más