Why do people pirate and don’t feel guilty about it? Neuroscientists might have an answer!!!

Posted By Nilofer on May 10, 2016 | Share the joy                 https://pixabay.com Why do normally law abiding people indulge in online piracy and don’t nurture any guilty thoughts? 3 neuroscientists teamed up to explore this amazing question that strikes perhaps every internet user’s mind but owing to lack of research based data, there seems to be no conclusive answers until now. So, Robert Eres, a Ph.D student in Social-Cognitive Neuroscience at ‘Monash University’ in Victoria, Australia, Dr Pascal Molenberghs, a senior lecturer at the School of Psychological Sciences also at ‘Monash University’, and Winnifred Louis, an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at ‘The University of Queensland’ collaborated to produce a very interesting study about online piracy. The study was based on below 3 hypothesis: 1) If we prioritise physical property over non-physical…


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