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Tag: Peer Relationships

Friend versus foe: Neural correlates of prosocial decisions for liked and disliked peers

Published in:¬†Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, Volume 18, Issue 1, 127-142 Abstract “Although the majority of our social interactions are with people we know, few studies have investigated the neural correlates of sharing valuable resources with familiar others. Using an ecologically valid research paradigm, this functional magnetic resonance imaging study examined the neural correlates of prosocial and selfish behavior in interactions with real-life friends and disliked peers in young adults. Participants (N¬†= 27) distributed coins between themselves and another person, where they could make selfish choices that maximized their own gains or prosocial choices that maximized outcomes of the other.… Read More