Description - Foundations in Social Neuroscience by John T. Cacioppo
A full understanding of the biology and behaviour of humans cannot be complete without the collective contributions of the social sciences, cognitive sciences, and neurosciences. This book collects 82 of the foundational articles in the emerging discipline of social neuroscience. The book addresses five main areas of research: multilevel integrative analyses of social behaviour, 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.
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Author Biography - John T. Cacioppo
C. Sue Carter is Professor of Psychiatry and Codirector of the Brain Body Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago.