Christin Scholz

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Humans routinely share information with one another. What drives this behavior? We used neuroimaging to test an account of information selection and sharing that emphasizes inherent reward in self-reflection and connecting with other people. Participants underwent functional MRI while they considered personally reading and sharing New York Times articles.(More)
Social influence is an important topic of research, with a particularly long history in the social sciences. Recently, social influence has also become a topic of interest among neuroscientists. The aim of this review is to highlight current research that has examined neural systems associated with social influence, from the perspective of being influenced(More)
Information sharing is an integral part of human interaction that serves to build social relationships and affects attitudes and behaviors in individuals and large groups. We present a unifying neurocognitive framework of mechanisms underlying information sharing at scale (virality). We argue that expectations regarding self-related and social consequences(More)
Opportunities to persuade and be persuaded are ubiquitous. What determines whether influence spreads and takes hold? This review provides an overview of evidence for the central role of subjective valuation in persuasion and social influence for both propagators and receivers of influence. We first review evidence that decisions to communicate information(More)
Although four types of meningitis/encephalitis must be reported by the Federal Communicable Disease Act since 1980, the incidence of etiologically not identified cases is constant over the years. We report on the first results in 1097 patients with meningitis who were examined by microbiological methods. These examinations were free of charge for the(More)
A case example is used to set out the practice of vocational assessment and work adjustment in a medical-vocational, i.e. Phase II, facility. Formulated jointly by the rehabilitation team, the basic therapy objectives, by constant liaison with the employer, are differentiated in view of the future place of work and the performance required from the patient.(More)
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