Conformity Waiting Room Brain Games – Shows Power of Social Pressure

5:34 minute video. We are social animals and very much want to fit in. It is a challenge for all of us to take a step back and ask whether it is sensible to conform. I think this is explains a lot of the behavior we see as the “social engineers” compel/coerce people to wear masks, social distance, take the COVID shot, etc.

Brain Games Conformity Waiting Room – Bing video

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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