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(NBC News)   You know that guy your grandpa gave half of his retirement savings to? Why'd he do that? Here comes the (brain) science   ( divider line
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2012-12-04 08:12:35 PM  
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2012-12-04 04:58:06 PM  
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In the younger adults, an area of the brain called the anterior insula was active when they were examining all the faces, but especially when looking at those with expressions or characteristics that people associate with being untrustworthy. This brain region did not activate nearly so much in the older people.

You think it's also the part of the brain responsible for the "maybe they won't want to read this e-mail" cue?
2012-12-04 04:36:25 PM  
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Dammit Science... I'm tired and need to work tomorrow. Go jerk off in the bathroom, I can't take anymore "Here comes the science" today...
2012-12-04 01:53:35 PM  
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And for some reason facial hair is a cue to untrustworthiness

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Don't be a pussy. He seems legit.
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