Can peer punishment facilitate successful cooperation with the future? The results of an experiment with human participants show that (i) without punishment, cooperation with the future is difficult, and (ii) punishment is only partially successful to sustain many generations.
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.