Corpus ID: 237604965

Popular individuals process the world in particularly normative ways

  title={Popular individuals process the world in particularly normative ways},
  author={Elisa C Baek and Ryan Hyon and Karina L'opez and Emily S. Finn and Mason A. Porter and Carolyn Parkinson},
People differ in how they attend to, interpret, and respond to their surroundings. Convergent processing of the world may be one factor that contributes to social connections between individuals. We used neuroimaging and network analysis to investigate whether the most central individuals in their communities (as measured by in-degree centrality, a notion of popularity) process the world in a particularly normative way. We found that more central individuals had exceptionally similar neural… Expand

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