Andy’s Quick Hits (247): Reward Drives Aggressive Behaviour Against “Others”

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Us vs. them is known as in-groups vs. out-groups in psychology. This is the well-known effect of people being loyal to their own groups and being competitive and often aggressive to the out-group. This happens in multiple groups. Obvious ones are nationalities, religious groups, sports teams, but also geographical regions.

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Andy Hab

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