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Peeking into the brain's filing system

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Research led by Dr Aidan Horner and Professor Neil Burgess (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) provides the first firm evidence for "pattern completion" in the human hippocampus. Read: BBC News, More: UCL News

How common drugs affect empathy and risk taking

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Healthy people given the serotonin-enhancing antidepressant citalopram were willing to pay almost twice as much to prevent harm to themselves or others than those given placebo drugs in a moral decision-making experiment led by Dr Molly Crockett (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience). Read: Wired, More: UCL News

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