The Neuroscience of Social Influence | Beautiful Minds, Scientific American Blog Network

See on Scoop.itNeurovium: Neuroscience at the intersection of Philosophy, Logic, Biology & Physics

Before I wrote this article, I went through two stages. In the first stage, I cruised the academic journals for interesting papers. Once I found a …

Nima Dehghani‘s insight:

Recently, Richard Dawkins appeared on a "very" flashy stage, talking about memes. This article reminds me of his meme, in a way what here is referred to as "buzz effect" is the very first step of ‘memes". Though nowadays, because of fast spread of buzzes through the internet, there are many loud buzzes that compete, most of them fade even after a momentary rise to the fame hall of buzzes, and few may last to become a meme that transcends the attention deficit world of the internet.

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