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Developmental trajectory of social influence integration into perceptual decisions in children

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The opinions of others have a profound influence on decision making in adults. The impact of social influence appears to change during childhood, but the underlying mechanisms and their development remain unclear. We tested 125 neurotypical children between the ages of 6 and 14 years on a perceptual decision task about 3D-motion figures under informational social influence. In these children, a systematic bias in favor of the response of another person emerged at around 12 years of age, regar...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1073/pnas.1808153116

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
Pellicano, E More by this author
Mojzisch, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
Oxford college:
Oriel College
ORCID:
0000-0001-7119-9350
Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Journal website
Volume:
116
Issue:
7
Pages:
2713-2722
Publication date:
2019-02-12
Acceptance date:
2018-12-14
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
Pubs id:
pubs:956303
URN:
uri:bf041b43-c565-4af4-9788-d3562f6a1153
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uuid:bf041b43-c565-4af4-9788-d3562f6a1153
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pubs:956303

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