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  • Study: Brain mechanisms involved in learning also drive social conformity

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    Researchers, including, from left, Sanda Dolcos, Florin Dolcos and Paul Bogdan, found that the brain mechanisms that drive learning also contribute to social conformity.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes

    To reach Paul Bogdan, email pbogda2@illinois.edu.

    To reach Florin Dolcos, email fdolcos@illinois.edu.

    To reach Sanda Dolcos, email sdolcos@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Direct feedback and social conformity promote behavioral change via mechanisms indexed by centroparietal positivity: Electrophysiological evidence from a role-swapping ultimatum game” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1111/psyp.13985