Neural systems of social comparison and the “above-average” effect

@article{Beer2010NeuralSO,
  title={Neural systems of social comparison and the “above-average” effect},
  author={J. Beer and Brent L. Hughes},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2010},
  volume={49},
  pages={2671-2679}
}
Extant neural models of self-evaluation are dominated by associations with medial prefrontal cortex (MPFC) and posterior cingulate cortex (PCC) function and have mostly been developed from studies differentiating self-evaluation from evaluation of other people. Although self-evaluation is robustly characterized by systematic biases, current neural models of self-evaluation cannot speak to their neurobiology because of a lack of research. The few extant studies have made claims about… Expand
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