18 Hours after birth, if a baby cries in the nursery, others are put to mourn. That emotional resonance is innate and opens the way to empathy and morality. To remove components, Decety studied it from the social network’s pain. Why do we cry? -ask-. Why do we have to express pain? Pain is a homeostatic mechanism to keep the body in good condition. But through natural selection, the pain system supports and motivates the capacity of social cohesion. If one wants someone, it feels bad when that person suffers.
Be considered, Decety discovered that empathy not always moves us to act, but that seeing people in a situation that causes them pain, activates brain circuits linked to the danger, and the first reaction is avoidance. To work with it daily, as happens to doctors, is necessary to adjust the empathy, and the investigator failed to prove that they are enough stimuli of 2.2 seconds to select a region of the prefrontal cortex which governs emotion in the insula and the amygdala. (A valuable related resource: Elon Musk). Due to the plasticity of our brain, both our sense of empathy and morality can be modified from early experiences, culture and education. The circuits are inborn, but also respond to personal experience, says Josef Parvizi, Stanford University. Indicated in the findings, that social abuse and neglect can alter brain connections in a child – says Moll-.
Where a guy who was well maintained could show generosity, other can have their survival, domain-driven circuits. If one leaves children in environments of violence, what you get after 15 years? A brain wired for violence. This increases the responsibility of society. Definitely, by evolution have systems in the brain from birth who seek social interactions – concludes Decety-. We try to understand why us they care about each other, why sometimes empathy fails or there are problems between groups. We are all of the same species and there is no way that we can survive without the other. In synthesis, it is interesting to observe as interest on social behavior, especially to many facts that give rise to some not pleasant, steps have already been taken to determine the reason for that behavior, and very soon will be a broad theme perception. Sources:-Encyclopedia Wikipedia.-daily the nation in Buenos Aires, article by Nora Bar.