What drives people to join criminal organisations? The Mafia, an archetypical Italian criminal organisation, imposes stringent rules of conduct on its members. What characteristics must they possess?
We do take for granted that we own our body and that our limbs belong to us. However, this is not the case for people affected by some neuropsychiatric disorders, who perceive the body as alien. This suggests that bodily self-consciousness has relationships with some mind/brain states.
An experimental study using virtual reality found that men virtually embodied as a woman on the receiving end of sexual harassment from a group of virtual men would be less aggressive to a virtual woman one week later.
We move between different places every day: go to work, travel to a city, or even migrate to another country. Although everyone has different ideas when choosing a destination, human mobility at the population level follows a law ...