Brain Exercise [Bronze Award] No.43

Each exercise uses a specific mental ability you have and activates an important part of your brain. There are no “right or wrong” answers. Maintain and enhance your cognitive abilities based on neuroscience principles. Each exercise takes 5 minutes or less. Write down your answers or just keep them in mind. Enjoy.

What will you do?

You are in charge of homeland security in your city.

A terror suspect is apprehended. The police think he knows about a plot to explode a dirty bomb in a government building in your city in the next 24 hours. He refuses to talk.

Will you order that he be tortured to make him talk?

Mental Ability: Moral decision making.

Brain Map: Orbitofrontal and anterior cingulated cortex and the amygdala.

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