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Us Versus Them: How Neurophilosophy Explains our Divided Politics

The tools of neuroscience are offering insight with effects ranging far beyond just healthcare or biology.

GCSP's Head of the Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme, Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan, explores the intersection between neuroscience and philosophy, as tools like functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) change the way we understand morality and rationality. Better understanding of how the brain works has direct implications on our understanding of decision-making in politics and beyond.

 

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