Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

  • Social Neuroscience of Psychiatric Disorders book cover

    Social Neuroscience of Psychiatric Disorders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Facundo Manes, Mario F. Mendez

    Social Neuroscience of Psychiatric Disorders is about the role of the Social Brain in neuropsychiatry. The need to belong to social groups and interact with others has driven much of the evolution of the human brain. The relatively young field of social neuroscience has made impressive strides…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

  • Theory of Mind: A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience book cover

    Theory of Mind

    A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Saxe, Simon Baron-Cohen

    Investigations of the neural basis of theory of mind - the ability to think about other people's thoughts - only recently became feasible; now, the number of such investigations and the sophistication of the results are accelerating dramatically. The articles in this special issue use a wide range…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

  • Developmental Social Neuroscience: A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience book cover

    Developmental Social Neuroscience

    A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip David Zelazo, Tomas Paus

    This Special Issue showcases some of the latest and best research in an important emerging field, developmental social neuroscience, which is focused on the nature and development of the mechanisms involved in socially relevant human behavior. Recent work on the neural correlates of empathy,…

    Hardback – 2010-11-26
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

  • Neural Correlates of Deception: A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience book cover

    Neural Correlates of Deception

    A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giorgio Ganis, Julian Keenan

    Deception, also known as "lying", is a pervasive and fundamental social behavior in which a person attempts to persuade another to accept as true what the deceiver believes to be untrue. Because of its essential role in our social life, it is important for social neuroscience to reveal the inner…

    Hardback – 2009-12-07
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

  • The Mirror Neuron System: A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience book cover

    The Mirror Neuron System

    A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Keysers, Luciano Fadiga

    Mirror neurons are premotor neurons, originally discovered in the macaque brain , that discharge both during execution of goal-directed actions and during the observation of similar actions executed by another individual. They therefore ‘mirror’ others’ actions on the observer's motor repertoire.…

    Hardback – 2008-11-30
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

  • Interpersonal Sensitivity: Entering Others’ Worlds: A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience book cover

    Interpersonal Sensitivity: Entering Others’ Worlds

    A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Decety, Dan Batson

    Interpersonal sensitivity refers to our ability to perceive and respond with care to the internal states of other people, understand the antecedents of those states, and predict the subsequent events that will result. Guest editors neuroscientist Jean Decety and social psychologist Dan Batson…

    Hardback – 2007-09-14
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of Social Neuroscience