"Different brain systems are used when one produces lies in different ways..."

"Different brain systems are used when one produces lies in different ways, such as by fabricating lies spontaneously "on the fly" versus fabricating them on the basis of a previously memorized story. This discovery indicates that there is no single "lie center" in the brain, and makes it unlikely that a single neural pattern of activation can distinguish deception from telling the truth."

- Professor Stephen M. Kosslyn, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital

Read more from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University>>

Site also includes an audio file and a PDF paper: Neural Correlates of Different Types of Deception: An fMRI Investigation (PDF file)>>

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