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Brain scans link concern for justice with reason, not emotion

People who care about justice are swayed more by reason than emotion, according to new brain scan research. Psychologists have found that some individuals react more strongly than others to situations that invoke a sense of justice ? for example, seeing a person being treated unfairly, or with mercy. The new study used brain scans to analyze the thought processes of people with high ?justice sensitivity.?
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