Can a Brain Scan Predict a Broken Promise?

By Kamila E. Sip and David Carmel from Scientific American

"By saying “I do”, newlyweds promise to love and cherish each other no matter what happens for the rest of their lives; hardly anybody makes this promise intending to break it. But imagine making a promise when in fact, you know you would benefit from not keeping it. Would you keep it anyway? Could we somehow tell in advance whether you’re going to keep it or break it?  And finally, could we predict your decision by looking at what happens in your brain?"

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