Want More Empathy and Understanding in the World, Smoke More Weed! – Cannabis Users Show More Empathy in New Study

The researchers used MRI scans to determine activity in parts of the brain that are responsible for empathy. What they found was nothing short of amazing: psychometric exams revealed that marijuana consumers generated higher scores when it came to emotional comprehension, compared to non-users. However, they do warn that there’s a possibility that marijuana users were already more empathetic before they began consuming cannabis.