Foundations in Social Neuroscience

Foundations in Social Neuroscience

eBook - 2002
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Annotation A full understanding of the biology and behavior of humans cannot be complete without the collective contributions of the social sciences, cognitive sciences, and neurosciences. This book collects eighty-two of the foundational articles in the emerging discipline of social neuroscience. The book addresses five main areas of research: multilevel integrative analyses of social behavior, using the tools of neuroscience, cognitive science, and social science to examine specific cases of social interaction; the relationships between social cognition and the brain, using noninvasive brain imaging to document brain function in various social situations; rudimentary biological mechanisms for motivation, emotion, and attitudes, and the shaping of these mechanisms by social factors; the biology of social relationships and interpersonal processes; and social influences on biology and health.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780262269674
0262269678
9780585441450
0585441456
9780262032919
0262032910
9780262531955
026253195X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 1345 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Cacioppo, John T.

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