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Vietnam Veterans Help Neuroscientists Map Emotional Intelligence in the Brain

  • Published7 Aug 2013
  • Reviewed7 Aug 2013
  • Author
  • Source Beckman Institute

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Our intelligence includes general cognitive abilities, but also includes how we apply that intelligence to social situations. In this video from the Beckman Institute, cognitive neuroscientist Aron Barbey uses CT scans and behavioral testing to study Vietnam veterans with focal brain injuries in an effort to learn more about the correlation between these two aspects of intelligence.


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