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Where value comes from?

The brain integrates various sensory inputs and evaluates the item or environment by referring to knowledge and memory, but the process is still full of mysteries. Various behavioral experiments and neural measurements have revealed the mysterious reality.

202006.24 Supramarginal gyrus: mysterious relationship between body and mind (symposiaist) Posted in RESEARCH

The supramarginal gyrus (lower anterior part of the parietal lobe) of the right hemisphere is a brain region related to the recognition of one's own body and movement. Activity in this area seems, however, to be observed when stubborn people are thinking about their personality and when those who are not afraid of death are thinking about their death. I gave a talk about this mysterious relationship between body and mind at the symposium “Social Neuroscience Addressing Real Social Issues” (online). (Sugiura)