Katherine Anne "Katie" Couric is an American journalist, currently the anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News. She is the first solo female anchor of a weekday evening news program on one of the three traditional U.S. broadcast networks.
Her notebook feature within the CBS news programme is a short comment she makes on a hot current affairs issue.
Watch the video and complete the blanks in the transcript with the missing information.
Hi everyone. Scientists may have (1) … a clue to what makes us human, and it's built right into the brain. (2) … from the Brain and Creativity Institute at US say: yes, there really is such a place… say they have located a part of the mind that actually controls (3) … .
In the journal Nature, they report that people who have (4) … the front of their brain were more likely to harm someone when given a (5) … decision. Those with that part of the brain intact were less likely to (6) … others.
One of the authors concluded part of our moral behavior is (7) … into a specific part of our brains. In other words, most of us are wired to do the right thing: to be (8) … about others, to be compassionate, to empathize. In the arguments over nature versus nurture, it's part of our nature to nurture. If you find that both amazing and (9) … , well, I can empathize.
That's a page from my Notebook. I'm Katie Couric, CBS News.
1 uncovered 2 researchers 3 empathy 4 damaged 5 life-or-death 6 hurt 7 grounded 8 concerned 9 uplifting