Scientists identify link between size of brain region and conformity | Wellcome Trust

my lateral orbitofrontal cortex must have atrophied according to this research. But hang on, I’m extremely sensitive to conflict situations and do try hard to avoid them. I just don’t equate conflict avoidance with conformity. Makes you wonder, though, if this is the brain region exposed by the famous Milgram Experiment and under attack by Fascists and the Media when they try to engage the herd instinct. If so, perhaps we ought, routinely, to teach kids how to suppress it…

Scientists identify link between size of brain region and conformity | Wellcome Trust.

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About Harry Stottle
Refugee from the Stumbleupon Blogicide of October 2011 Here you will find my "kneejerk" responses to the world and what I happen to bump into. For my more detailed considerations and proposals, please visit my website or my previous main blogging site.

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