Brain signals may show empathy for friend's pain

09/4/2013 | HealthDay News

University of Virginia researchers who used functional MRI to scan brain activity in 22 young adults suggested the brain may be designed to register empathy for a friend in pain. The study in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience found the same brain areas activated when participants or a friend were threatened with an electrical shock, but little response was seen when the tests included a stranger.

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