Is the "Social Brain" a Separate System?

Monday, October 19, 2020
Three members of one of the intellectual sports teams use an MR-compatible communicator system within the setup for the main experiment. The photograph is published with the permission of the participants. Credit: Shpurov et al.

A team of Russian researchers with the participation of a leading researcher at HSE University, Ekaterina Pechenkova, found that during group problem solving the components of the social brain are co-activated, but they do not increase their coupling during cooperation as would be suggested for a holistic network.

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