Researchers correlated activation of the dopaminergic system in the medial orbitofrontal and medial prefrontal cortices with the passionate stage of romantic love, activation of the posterior cingulate cortex with the sense of having a body, activation of the insula with certainty about the truth of a nontestable proposition, and exceptional activation of the presupplementary motor area and the midcingulate cortex with the extemporizing of British comedians. | Harper's Magazine

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Researchers correlated activation of the dopaminergic system in the medial orbitofrontal and medial prefrontal cortices with the passionate stage of romantic love, activation of the posterior cingulate cortex with the sense of having a body, activation of the insula with certainty about the truth of a nontestable proposition, and exceptional activation of the presupplementary motor area and the midcingulate cortex with the extemporizing of British comedians.

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Researchers correlated activation of the dopaminergic system in the medial orbitofrontal and medial prefrontal cortices with the passionate stage of romantic love, activation of the posterior cingulate cortex with the sense of having a body, activation of the insula with certainty about the truth of a nontestable proposition, and exceptional activation of the presupplementary motor area and the midcingulate cortex with the extemporizing of British comedians.

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