Don’t Always Trust Your In-Group

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A quick way to make sensible decisions is to copy the people around you. We dress like our social groups when there are no rules dictating that we must, we adopt political beliefs that fit into our political tribes, and we use products and services that our friends use to avoid missing out. All of this makes sense because it prevents us from becoming outcasts. But occasionally, it starts to obscure reality.

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Neuroscientist writing about brains, behavior, & health. Sign up for my free newsletter on the science of well-being: erman.substack.com

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