Neural responses to exclusion predict susceptibility to social influence.

  title={Neural responses to exclusion predict susceptibility to social influence.},
  author={Emily B. Falk and Christopher N. Cascio and Matthew Brook O'Donnell and Joshua Carp and Francis J. Tinney and C. Raymond Bingham and Jean T. Shope and Marie Claude Ouimet and Anuj K. Pradhan and Bruce G. Simons-Morton},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  volume={54 5 Suppl},
PURPOSE Social influence is prominent across the lifespan, but sensitivity to influence is especially high during adolescence and is often associated with increased risk taking. Such risk taking can have dire consequences. For example, in American adolescents, traffic-related crashes are leading causes of nonfatal injury and death. Neural measures may be especially useful in understanding the basic mechanisms of adolescents' vulnerability to peer influence. METHODS We examined neural… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS