Letter: Distinct neural patterns underlying ingroup and outgroup conformity

Yi HUANG, Shanshan ZHEN, Rongjun YU*

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Group membership shapes how we interact with others. Individuals tend to conform more to ingroup members than to outgroup members. In PNAS, Lin et al. report an intergroup conformity neural network that tracked the social influence of ingroup over outgroup members. However, we question the researchers’ interpretation of the findings.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Specialist publicationProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Publication statusPublished - 12 Mar 2019
Externally publishedYes


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