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Help in the identification process of neural impulses and chemical secretions in the brain

Instead of injecting or exposing humans to chemicals that the brain produces, or covering your mental engine in motor oil as David puts it, could thermal imagery(or any other form of imagery that could detect electrical impulses) be used to show electrical impulses in the brain as it reacts to certain pictures that influence emotion? I am sure to have an unbiased approach- you would first have to determine what images would be appealing or unappealing to each person. For instance(sorry to be coarse), if you were to show Jeffrey Dahmer an image involving the act of necrophilia, it could possibly cause different neural impulses than in a normal person. Would it be possible to survey a group of people regarding questions about how certain objects or actions would affect there emotion; using the answers to theses surveys to generate pictures and exposing them to each person while their brain is under a device that monitors and depicts chemical secretion and neural impulses? I could be asking the wrong questions. I could be presenting entirely absurd ideas. I am just a blue collar mechanic from Alabama with no college degree(I thought I would add this statement- in case I am ridiculed, you can easily say, "another dumb redneck from Alabama.")

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  • Mar 27 2013: I am sorry for what I am about to say... You never made a question I do not know what to write about.

    As to what you said one writer wrote what you described, Scott Card. A whole series in fact
    To give an overview a child killed another species but thought it was a game, he later relized that he had to understand who they were and finds a baby of their species. The kid would then write what the egg would think to him like his past and understanding humanity.
    Just to say this species was a ant colony who had telepathy and thought humanity was the same so they tried setting a small niche on earth and discovered to late that while they were creating their niche they had killed other senteints. Read the book for the rest.
    • Mar 28 2013: Okay, I could insult your grammar and reading comprehension skills, however, I am in no position to judge anyone. Instead, I will copy and paste from my column to make it easier for you. "Instead of injecting or exposing humans to chemicals that the brain produces, or covering your mental engine in motor oil as David puts it, could thermal imagery(or any other form of imagery that could detect electrical impulses) be used to show electrical impulses in the brain as it reacts to certain pictures that influence emotion?" This is called a complex compound sentence. The question starts at "Could thermal imagery...