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.
|Number of pages||2|
|Specialist publication||Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America|
|Publication status||Published - 12 Mar 2019|
HUANG, Y., ZHEN, S., & YU, R. (2019). Letter: Distinct neural patterns underlying ingroup and outgroup conformity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(11), 4758-4759. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1819421116