Experiments proposed to manipulate liking so as to produce the most effective imitation.
Condition 1: simple imitation
Condition 2: persuasion
Condition 3: agreement
Checking if there is a similar process.
Optional condition: with or without altruism.
This to test meme-driven altruism.
But complication by the effects of the reciprocating rule!
Power of media:
are they becoming a currency by tuning into them.
Like podcasts, commercial television, ...
Experiments on people with opposing views. How they change their minds.
Prediction 1: listening makes able to change our mind, even if by will or choice.
Prediction 2: people will conform themselves more outspoken when otherwise not heard.
Susan Blackmore writes this is a extremely artificial situation, but it might work for real.