You Are Your Brain, So Don’t Blame Your Brain

“You shouldn’t blame lying on the brain”, according to Prof. Richard Gunderman writing in The Conversation.

Gunderman notes the media interest in a recent paper about how brain activity ‘adapts’ to lying. CNN, for instance, covered the study with the headline: “Lying may be your brain’s fault, honestly”. Gunderman doesn’t like this idea:
There is the suggestion that a behavior such as lying can be explained “mechanistically.” Saying so implies the brain is a mechanism that can be account

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