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The complexities of the brain and nervous system make neuroscience an inherently interdisciplinary pursuit, one that comprises disparate basic, clinical, and applied disciplines. Behavioral neuroscientists approach the brain and nervous system as instruments of sensation and response; cognitive neuroscientists view the same systems as a solitary computer with a focus on representations and processes. The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience marks the emergence of a third broad perspective in this field. Social neuroscience emphasizes the functions that emerge through the coaction and interaction of conspecifics, the neural mechanisms that underlie these functions, and the commonality and differences across social species and superorganismal structures. With an emphasis on the neural, hormonal, cellular, and genetic mechanisms underlying social behavior, social neuroscience places emphasis on the associations and influences between social and biological levels of organization. This complex interdisciplinary perspective demands theoretical, methodological, statistical, and inferential rigor to effectively integrate basic, clinical, and applied perspectives on the nervous system and brain. Reflecting the diverse perspectives that make up this field, The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience brings together perspectives from across the sciences in one authoritative volume.show more

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  • Hardback | 1128 pages
  • 195.58 x 261.62 x 66.04mm | 2,902.98g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 019534216X
  • 9780195342161
  • 1,444,442

About Jean Decety

Jean Decety, Ph.D., is Irving B. Harris Professor at the University of Chicago, with a primary appointment in the Department of Psychology and a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry. He received his Ph.D. in Neurobiology from the University of Claude Bernard (Lyon, France) in 1989. John T. Cacioppo, Ph.D., is the Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished Service Professor and Director of the Social Psychology Program at the University of Chicago. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Ohio State University in 1977.show more

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"This volume provides in-depth coverage of the social/behavioral aspects of the cognitive neurosciences... I strongly recommend this volume as a timely, albeit controversial, reference resource." -- THE QUARTERLY REVIEW OF BIOLOGYshow more

Table of contents

Part One: Foundational Principles and Methods ; 1. An Introduction to Social Neuroscience ; John T. Cacioppo and Jean Decety ; 2. Historical Perspectives on Social Neuroscience ; Svenja Matusall, Markus Christen and Ina Kaufman ; 3. Evolutionary Basis of the Social Brain ; Robin Dunbar ; 4. The Evolution of Social Behavior ; Lisa A. Parr and Bridget M. Waller ; 5. Social Affective Neuroscience: A Neuropsychological Perspective ; Janelle Beadle and Daniel Tranel ; 6. Essentials of Functional of Neuroimaging ; Tor D. Wager and Martin A. Lindquist ; 7. Electromagnetic brain mapping using MEG and EEG ; Sylvain Baillet ; 8. Psychoneuroimmunology in vivo: Methods and Principles ; Jos Bosch, Christopher Engel, and Victoria Burns ; Part Two: Motivation and Emotion ; 9. Neurobiology of Social Bonding and Attachment ; C. Sue Carter and Stephen W. Porges ; 10. Neural Basis of Motivation ; Greg J. Norman, John T. Cacioppo, and Gary Berntson ; 11. Processing social and non-social rewards in the human brain ; Lauren A. Leotti and Mauricio R. Delgado ; 12. Wanting and Liking: ; Piotr Winkielman and Kent Berridge ; 13. Attitudes ; William Cunningham, Ingrid R. Johnsen, and Andrew Jahn ; 14. The Emotion-Attention Interface: Neural, Developmental and Clinical Considerations ; Michael L. Kirwan, Lauren K. White, and Nathan Fox ; 15. The Neuroscience of Personality Traits: Descriptions and Prescriptions ; Angelina R. Sutin, Robert R. McCrae, and Paul T. Costa ; 16. Emotion Recognition ; Ralph Adolphs and Vanessa Janowski ; 17. Odor Evoked Memory ; Rachel Herz ; 18. Emotional Regulation: Neural Bases and Beyond ; Peter Mende-Siedlecki, Hedy Kober, and Kevin N. Ochsner ; Part Three: Social Cognition ; 19. Brain Development and Social Cognition ; Tomas Paus ; 20. An Overview of Self-Awareness and the Brain ; Julian Keenan, Hanna Oh, and Franco Amati ; 21. Note to Self ; Susanne Quadflieg and C. Neil Macrae ; 22. Unconscious Action Tendencies: Sources of 'Un-Integrated' Action ; Ezequiel Morsella and John A. Bargh ; 23. The Prefrontal Cortex and Goal-Directed Social Behavior ; Aron K. Barbey and Jordan Grafman ; 24. Staying in Control: The Neural Basis of Self-Regulation and its Failure ; Dylan D. Wagner, Kathryn E. Demos, and Todd F. Heatherton ; 25. Hearing voices: Neurocognition of the human voice ; Pascal Belin ; 26. Intersecting Identities and Expressions: The Compound Nature of Social Perception ; Reginald B. Adams, Jr. and Anthony J. Nelson ; 27. Person Perception ; Bruce D. Bartholow and Cheryl L. Dickter ; 28. Impression Formation: A Focus on Others' Intents ; Daniel L. Ames, Susan Fiske, and Alex Todorov ; 29. The Origin of First Impressions in Animal and Infant Face Perception ; Leslie A. Zebrowitz and Yi Zhang ; 30. Using ERPs to Understand the Process and Implications of Social Categorization ; Tiffany Ito ; 31. Real-world consequences of social deficits: Executive function and theory of mind in patients with ventral frontal damage and traumatic brain injury ; Valerie E. Stone and Catherine A. Hynes ; 32. The Neuroscience of Moral Cognition and Emotion ; Roland Zahn, Ricardo de Oliveira-Souza, and Jorge Moll ; 33. Embodiment and Social Cognition ; Paula Niedenthal, Jiska Eelen, and Marcus Maringer ; 34. Socioemotional functioning and the aging brain ; Gregory R. Samanez-Larkin and Laura L. Carstensen ; Part Four: Inter-Personal Processes ; 35. Mirror Neuron System and social cognition ; Christian Keysers, Marc Thious, and Valeria Gazzola ; 36. Mirror Neuron System and Imitation ; Marco Iacoboni ; 37. Empathy ; Tania Singer and Jean Decety ; 38. Altruism ; Stephanie Preston and Frans de Waal ; 39. Why rejection hurts: What social neuroscience has revealed about the brain's response to social rejection ; Naomi Eisenberger ; 40. Neural Systems of Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Self-Esteem Maintenance ; Jennifer S. Beer ; 41. The Social Regulation of Emotion ; James Coan ; 42. From Melody to Words: The Importance of Melody ; Kathleen Wermke and Werner Mende ; 43. The Development of Language ; Pat Kuhl ; 44. Language and Communication ; Howard Nusbaum ; Part Five: Group Processes ; 45. The Neurobiology of Primate Social Behavior ; Melissa Bauman, Eliza Bliss-Moreau, Christopher J. Machado and David G. Amaral ; 46. Neural Representation of Social Hierarchy ; Caroline F. Zink and Joseph, W. Barter ; 47. Group Processes: Social Dominance ; Paul W. Czoty, Drake Morgan, and Michael A. Nader ; 48. Mechanisms for the Regulation of Intergroup Responses: A Social Neuroscience Analysis ; David Amodio and Kyle G. Ratner ; 49. Cultural neuroscience: Visualizing culture-gene influences on brain function ; Joan Chiao ; Part Six: Social Influences on Health and Clinical Syndromes ; 50. Perceived Social Isolation: Social Threat Vigilance and Its Implications for Health ; Louise C. Hawkley and John T. Cacioppo ; 51. Pathways Linking Early Life Stress to Adult Health ; Shelley Taylor ; 52. Physiological Effects of Social Threat: Implications for Health ; Sally S. Dickerson, Tara L. Gruenewald, and Margaret Kemeny ; 53. Social Neuroscientific Pathways Linking Social Support to Health ; Bert Uchino, Timothy Smith, Wendy Birmingham, and McKenzie Carlisle ; 54. Stress, Negative Emotions, and Inflammation ; Jean-Philippe Gouin, Liisa V. Hantsoo, and Janice K.Kiecolt-Glaser ; 55. Neural Endophenotypes of Social Behavior in Autism Spectrum Conditions ; Michael V. Lombardo, Simon Baron-Cohen, Matthew K. Belmonte, and Bhismadev Chakrabarti ; 56. Developmental disorders ; Yoko Kamio, Shozo Tobimatsu and Hiroki Fukui ; 57. The Asperger Syndrome ; Bruno Wicker and Marie Gonnot ; 58. Antisocial Personality Disorders ; Andrea Glenn and Adrian Raine ; 59. Psychopathy from the perspective of social and cognitive neuroscience ; James Blair ; 60. Alexythimia from the Affective Neuroscience Perspective ; Sylvie Berthoz ; 61. Theory of Mind Deficits in Neurological Patients ; Tal Shany-Ur and Simone Shamay-Tsoory ; Part Seven: Applications ; 62. The cognitive neuroscience of strategic thinking ; Meghana Bhatt and Colin F. Camerer ; 63. Functional magnetic resonance imaging of deception ; Daniel D. Langleben and Jonathan G. Hakun ; 64. Mutual Benefits of Using Humanoid Robots in Social Neuroscience ; Thierry Chaminade ; 65. The social brain in adolescence and the potential impact of social neuroscience on education ; Sarah-Jayne Blakemore ; 66. The Influence of Video Games on Social, Cognitive, and Affective Information Processing ; Kira Bailley, Robert West, and Craig Anderson ; Part Eight: Societal Significance ; 67. Ethical, legal and societal issues in social neuroscience. ; Martha J. Farah ; Part Nine: Conclusions ; 68. Epilogue ; John T. Cacioppo and Jean Decetyshow more

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