Overview

Neuroscientists and cognitive scientists have collaborated for more than a decade with the common goal of understanding how the mind works. These collaborations have helped unravel puzzles of the mind, including aspects of perception, imagery, attention, and memory. Many aspects of the mind, however, require a more comprehensive approach to reveal the mystery of mind-brain connections. Attraction, altruism, speech recognition, affiliation, attachment, attitudes, identification, kin recognition, cooperation, ...
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Social Neuroscience: Key Readings

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Overview

Neuroscientists and cognitive scientists have collaborated for more than a decade with the common goal of understanding how the mind works. These collaborations have helped unravel puzzles of the mind, including aspects of perception, imagery, attention, and memory. Many aspects of the mind, however, require a more comprehensive approach to reveal the mystery of mind-brain connections. Attraction, altruism, speech recognition, affiliation, attachment, attitudes, identification, kin recognition, cooperation, competition, empathy, sexuality, communication, dominance, persuasion, obedience, morality, contagion, nurturance, violence, and person memory are just a few. Through classic and contemporary articles and reviews, Social Neuroscience: Key Readings illustrates the complementary nature of social, cognitive, and biological levels of analysis and how research integrating these levels can foster more comprehensive theories of the mechanisms underlying complex behavior and the mind.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136979231
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/5/2013
  • Series: Key Readings in Social Psychology
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 312
  • File size: 9 MB

Table of Contents

Volume overview : analyses of the social brain through the lens of human brain imaging 1
The return of Phineas Gage : clues about the brain from the skull of a famous patient 21
Impairment of social and moral behavior related to early damage in human prefrontal cortex 29
Dissociable prefrontal brain systems for attention and emotion 43
Distinct neural systems subserve person and object knowledge 53
Functional networks in emotional moral and nonmoral social judgments 63
Stages of processing in face perception : an MEG study 75
Distributed and overlapping representations of faces and objects in ventral temporal cortex 87
Brain areas active during visual perception of biological motion 101
Electrophysiology and brain imaging of biological motion 115
Action observation activates premotor and parietal areas in a somatotopic manner : an fMRI study
Neural mechanisms of empathy in humans : a relay from neural systems for imitation to limbic areas 143
Movement and mind : a functional imaging study of perception and interpretation of complex intentional movement patterns 155
People thinking about thinking people : the role of the temporo-parietal junction in "theory of mind" 171
Neural correlates of the automatic processing of threat facial signals 185
Automatic and intentional brain responses during evaluation of trustworthiness of faces 199
The neural basis of economic decision-making in the ultimatum game 215
Exploring the neurological substrate of emotional and social intelligence 223
Social dominance in monkeys : dopamine D[subscript 2] receptors and cocaine self-administration
Rethinking feelings : an fMRI study of the cognitive regulation of emotion 253
App How to read a journal article in social psychology 271
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