Being asked to tell an unpleasant truth about another person activates anterior insula and medial prefrontal cortex

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Littlefield, Melissa M.; Dietz, Martin J.; Fitzgerald, Des; Knudsen, Kasper J.; Tonks, James;
(2016)
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    mesheuropmc: humanities | genetic structures

“Truth” has been used as a baseline condition in several functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies of deception. However, like deception, telling the truth is an inherently social construct, which requires consideration of another persons mental state, a phen... View more
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