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Test Bank for The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience 2nd Edition by Jamie Ward

By: Jamie Ward
ISBN-10: 1315694301
/ ISBN-13: 9781317439172

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Edition: 2nd Edition
Authors: Jamie Ward
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1 Introduction to social neuroscience

    • The emergence of social neuroscience
    • The social brain?
    • Is neuroscience an appropriate level of explanation for studying social behavior?
    • Overview of subsequent chapters
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

2 The methods of social neuroscience

    • Measuring behavior and cognition: psychological methods
    • Measuring bodily responses
    • Electrophysiological methods
    • Functional imaging: hemodynamic measures
    • Lesion methods and brain stimulation
    • Measuring biological individual differences
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

3 Evolutionary origins of social intelligence and culture

    • The social intelligence hypothesis
    • Evolutionary origins of culture
    • Material symbols: neuronal recycling and extended cognition
    • Cultural skills: tools and technology
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

4 Emotion and motivation

    • Historical perspectives on the emotions
    • Different categories of emotion in the brain
    • Motivation: rewards and punishment, pleasure and pain
    • How emotions interface with other cognitive processes
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

5 Reading faces and bodies

    • Perceiving faces
    • Perceiving bodies
    • Joint attention: from perception to intention
    • Trait inferences from faces and bodies
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

6 Understanding others

    • Empathy and simulation theory
    • Empathy as a multi-faceted concept
    • Theory of mind and reasoning about mental states
    • Explaining autism
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

7 Interacting with others

    • Altruism and helping behavior
    • Game theory and social decision-making
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

8 Relationships

    • All you need is love
    • Attachment
    • Separation, rejection, and loneliness
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

9 Groups and identity

    • Identity and the self-concept
    • Ingroups, outgroups, and prejudice
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

10 Morality and antisocial behavior

    • The neuroscience of morality
    • Anger and aggression
    • Control and responsibility: ‘it wasn’t me; it was my brain’
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

11 Developmental social neuroscience

    • The nature and nurture of social cognition
    • Social learning during infancy
    • The social brain in childhood: understanding self, understanding others
    • The adolescent brain
    • Summary and key points of the chapter
    • Example essay questions
    • Recommended further reading
    • Online Resources

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