Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Scientists Discover Facebook Center of Brain - The Slatest - Slate Magazine

On a related note, I recommend God Soul Mind Brain; check here for the source Guardian article

The bigger the amygdala, the more Facebook friends somebody is likely to have, a new study in the journal Nature Neuroscience claims. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have found that the amygdalas of very social people are larger than those of their more reclusive counterparts, with subjects at the bigger end of the spectrum reporting "up to 50 acquaintances," while those with smaller amygdalas listing between five and 15 people as regular contacts.

The most important news and commentary to read right now. - The Slatest - Slate Magazine

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