British scientists conducted a simple experiment in which he tried to explain why people often don't trust other people's statements. As it turned out, the explanation lies in the peculiarities of the structure of the human brain.
Volunteers handed out two texts. One was about the head of a large company, who knew that harm the environment, but to do anything in this regard is not planned due to a sharp decline in income. The second story is told about a boss who decided to choose "green" side.
80% of the subjects believed the history of a selfish man, she seemed the most believable of volunteers. Scientists using MRI have tried to establish why people tend to trust those who persecute his personal benefit.
The human brain is the amygdala. This structure is activated by negative emotions. That is why most of us believe the bad intentions of others.