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Can the Brain Resist the Group Opinion?

Even when people adjust their view as a result of social influence, their brain activity shows traces of prior disagreements. Scientists at HSE University have learned that disagreeing with the opinion of other people leaves a ‘trace’ in brain activity, … Continue reading


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Friends appear to share patterns of brain activity

Great minds think alike, so goes the saying. Greatness notwithstanding, a study in PNAS finds that the minds of friends do appear to share patterns of activity. “A lot of us have the intuition that our friends are kind of … Continue reading

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