Paul Zak is always looking for the origin of morality. Is oxytocin making us more selfless and for example testeron making us more selfish? Are we always in conflict? Who wins? Is balance the answer? In a play with a good and a bad puppet 70 % of the babies reach for the good guy, having a natural instinct towards kindness.
What about the other 30% that takes the bad puppet? Is there already a base for psychopathy and the abcence of empathy?
Amazing studies! Brilliant documentary!
In court the results of these studies created a form of “neuro-law”: gene anomality combined with extreme child abuse prevented death penalty in a murder case.