Brain Exercise [Bronze Award] No.44

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.

You are a member of a group of citizens chosen to form a colony on the moon. Congress approved the project. NASA will make it happen. No lawyers were invited to go along. Nor is there a judge in the group or a police officer.

Two problems occur when you get there.

1] A member of the group accuses another of assaulting her.

2] Two members of the group dispute who owns a bag of supplies.

You are asked to decide how these two problems should be handled. What do you think?

Mental Ability: Legal reasoning.

Brain Map: The medial prefrontal cortex, the anterior medial frontal gyrus and the left dorsolateral cortex.

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