EGI Notes

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Oxytocin Promotes Ethnocentrism


Ethnocentrism is natural, and obviously adaptive.  And here's a point: although EGI does not - repeat not - depend on mechanisms for the "evolution of ingroup altruism" and the like - it is still interesting that oxytocin has the function described, which is an evolved biological mechanism to promote ingroup solidarity.

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