A Logical Model of the Dynamics of Peer Pressure

  title={A Logical Model of the Dynamics of Peer Pressure},
  author={Liang Zhen and Jeremy Seligman},
  journal={Electr. Notes Theor. Comput. Sci.},
Following the general programme of [6], we investigate the effect of social relationships on the dynamics of preference change within a community. Specifically, we are interested in the phenomenon of ‘peer pressure’, according to which a person’s preferences are changed in response to the preferences of a ‘peer group’. This involves both aggregation of preferences, to determine the group’s preferences and preference change. We propose a simple model of peer pressure which is still sufficiently… CONTINUE READING
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