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Stress Invokes Pro-Social Behavior in Humans

21 Apr 17

Recently, the scientists from the University of Vienna have observed the positive side of stress. The scientists have said that stress is known as a vital psycho-biological mechanism. This mechanism prepares human organism to manage aggressive situations.As per the observation by the researchers, stress can increase empathy in humans.The study was conducted with the help of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). The FMRI helped the scientists to measure various brain activities. The scientists have stated that the research was based on the stress-related changes of neural activity in the empathy network.During the research, the scientists also measured effects of the psychological stress induction by using a cortisol increase. 

Through several activities, the scientists came to know that neural empathy network reacts more strongly to images of painful medical procedures when under stress. Moreover, neural activation linked with the amount of money shared in a pro-social manner.  The stronger the brain's responds to others' pain, the more money the participant shared with the stranger, observed the scientists.


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A Balance Amount of Folic Acid to Lower the Risk of Autism

20 Sep 17

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Delhi’s Forgotten Historical Gems

19 Sep 17

Delhi has given shelter to everyone and it’s a place full of historical monuments. These places remind us the stories of ancient times and early Read more ...

An Eye on Earth- Search of Hidden Worlds

18 Sep 17

A group of scientists from Queen's University Belfast and the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Germany have come out with a new discovery that find out that how an alien observer c ...
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Builder of Lutyens’ Delhi: Sir Sobha Singh

17 Sep 17

Sardar Bahadur Sir Sobha Singh was the father of well-known Indian writer Khushwant Singh. He was a civil contractor and leading builder of Lutyens’ Delhi and real estate owner of Delhi. He w ...
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Brain Stimulation; a Boon for Children with Learning Difficulties

16 Sep 17

Maths is something that most of the children find challenging and thus it’s become essential to help those with difficulties to learn better. The learning capacity of children depends upon th ...
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