Study reports we tend to prefer fictional villains who are darker versions of ourselves.
Jane Elliott was ironing a teepee for a classroom activity as she watched news on the television. The news was highlighting the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., who had been shot to death. One white reporter said: “When our leader [John F. Kennedy] was killed several years ago, his widow held us together. Who’s going to control your people?”
A wonderful introductory textbook on cognitive neuroscience.
A great introduction to neuroscience and offers up a preview of different neuro topics to familiarize yourself with.