01.08.2019

Infoshare: Janina Bąk - What amused a dead salmon?

Can a dead fish indicate a strong emotional reaction to the shown photographs?

01.08.2019, added by Infoshare

Craig Bennett is a neuropsychologist who has conducted advanced brain scans (fMRI) to investigate the impact of specific social situations on human emotions. One time, in order to tune the machine, he put a DEAD SALMON into a CT scanner... The result of his research was strange: it looked like the salmon had a strong emotional reaction to the photographs shown.

In her presentation, Janina Bąk talks about how was it even possible, that the salmon reacted to the photographs, how do we know our research reflect reality, and how important is the common sense.

The speech took place on 9th May 2019 and is in Polish:

 

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