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Perspective taking: a brain hack that can help you make better decisions

A team of neuroscience researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School describe the connection between perspective taking and innovation, explaining that perspective taking activates and develops the brain’s “mentalizing” and “exploration” networks, helping lead us to new ideas.


   12 minutes

   By: Wharton Neuroscience Initiative

   Educator-prep | Lifelong learners

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Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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