Changing social norm compliance with noninvasive brain stimulation.

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All known human societies have maintained social order by enforcing compliance with social norms. The biological mechanisms underlying norm compliance are, however, hardly understood. We show that the right lateral prefrontal cortex (rLPFC) is involved in both voluntary and sanction-induced norm compliance. Both types of compliance could be changed by… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/science.1241399

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