The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience

Paperback | April 29, 2015

EditorJean Decety, John T. Cacioppo

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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 anddifferences 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.

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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...

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 Tiffa...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1136 pages, 10.12 × 7.09 × 1.89 inPublished:April 29, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part One: Foundational Principles and Methods1. John T. Cacioppo and Jean Decety: An Introduction to Social Neuroscience2. Svenja Matusall, Markus Christen and Ina Kaufman: Historical Perspectives on Social Neuroscience3. Robin Dunbar: Evolutionary Basis of the Social Brain4. Lisa A. Parr and Bridget M. Waller: The Evolution of Social Behavior5. Janelle Beadle and Daniel Tranel: Social Affective Neuroscience: A Neuropsychological Perspective6. Tor D. Wager and Martin A. Lindquist: Essentials of Functional of Neuroimaging7. Sylvain Baillet: Electromagnetic brain mapping using MEG and EEG8. Jos Bosch, Christopher Engel, and Victoria Burns: Psychoneuroimmunology in vivo: Methods and PrinciplesPart Two: Motivation and Emotion9. C. Sue Carter and Stephen W. Porges: Neurobiology of Social Bonding and Attachment10. Greg J. Norman, John T. Cacioppo, and Gary Berntson: Neural Basis of Motivation11. Lauren A. Leotti and Mauricio R. Delgado: Processing social and non-social rewards in the human brain12. Piotr Winkielman and Kent Berridge: Wanting and Liking13. William Cunningham, Ingrid R. Johnsen, and Andrew Jahn: Attitudes14. Michael L. Kirwan, Lauren K. White, and Nathan Fox: The Emotion-Attention Interface: Neural, Developmental and Clinical Considerations15. Angelina R. Sutin, Robert R. McCrae, and Paul T. Costa: The Neuroscience of Personality Traits: Descriptions and Prescriptions16. Ralph Adolphs and Vanessa Janowski: Emotion Recognition17. Rachel Herz: Odor Evoked Memory18. Peter Mende-Siedlecki, Hedy Kober, and Kevin N. Ochsner: Emotional Regulation: Neural Bases and BeyondPart Three: Social Cognition19. Tomas Paus: Brain Development and Social Cognition20. Julian Keenan, Hanna Oh, and Franco Amati: An Overview of Self-Awareness and the Brain21. Susanne Quadflieg and C. Neil Macrae: Note to Self22. Ezequiel Morsella John A. Bargh: Unconscious Action Tendencies: Sources of 'Un-Integrated' Action23. Aron K. Barbey and Jordan Grafman: The Prefrontal Cortex and Goal-Directed Social Behavior24. Dylan D. Wagner, Kathryn E. Demos, and Todd F. Heatherton: Staying in Control: The Neural Basis of Self-Regulation and its Failure25. Pascal Belin: Hearing voices: Neurocognition of the human voice26. Reginald B. Adams, Jr. and Anthony J. Nelson: Intersecting Identities and Expressions: The Compound Nature of Social Perception27. Bruce D. Bartholow and Cheryl L. Dickter: Person Perception28. Daniel L. Ames, Susan Fiske, and Alex Todorov: Impression Formation: A Focus on Others' Intents29. Leslie A. Zebrowitz and Yi Zhang: The Origin of First Impressions in Animal and Infant Face Perception30. Tiffany Ito: Using ERPs to Understand the Process and Implications of Social Categorization31. Valerie E. Stone and Catherine A. Hynes: Real-world consequences of social deficits: Executive function and theory of mind in patients with ventral frontal damage and traumatic brain injury32. Roland Zahn, Ricardo de Oliveira-Souza, and Jorge Moll: The Neuroscience of Moral Cognition and Emotion33. Paula Niedenthal, Jiska Eelen, and Marcus Maringer: Embodiment and Social Cognition34. Gregory R. Samanez-Larkin and Laura L. Carstensen: Socioemotional functioning and the aging brainPart Four: Inter-Personal Processes35. Christian Keysers, Marc Thious, and Valeria Gazzola: Mirror Neuron System and social cognition36. Marco Iacoboni: Mirror Neuron System and Imitation37. Tania Singer and Jean Decety: Empathy38. Stephanie Preston and Frans de Waal: Altruism39. Naomi Eisenberger: Why rejection hurts: What social neuroscience has revealed about the brain's response to social rejection40. Jennifer S. Beer: Neural Systems of Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Self-Esteem Maintenance41. James Coan: The Social Regulation of Emotion42. Kathleen Wermke and Werner Mende: From Melody to Words: The Importance of Melody43. Pat Kuhl: The Development of Language44. Howard Nusbaum: Language and CommunicationPart Five: Group Processes45. Melissa Bauman, Eliza Bliss-Moreau, Christopher J. Machado and David G. Amaral: The Neurobiology of Primate Social Behavior46. Caroline F. Zink and Joseph, W. Barter: Neural Representation of Social Hierarchy47. Paul W. Czoty, Drake Morgan, and Michael A. Nader: Group Processes: Social Dominance48. David Amodio and Kyle G. Ratner: Mechanisms for the Regulation of Intergroup Responses: A Social Neuroscience Analysis49. Joan Chiao: Cultural neuroscience: Visualizing culture-gene influences on brain functionPart Six: Social Influences on Health and Clinical Syndromes50. Louise C. Hawkley and John T. Cacioppo: Perceived Social Isolation: Social Threat Vigilance and Its Implications for Health51. Shelley Taylor: Pathways Linking Early Life Stress to Adult Health52. Sally S. Dickerson, Tara L. Gruenewald, and Margaret Kemeny: Physiological Effects of Social Threat: Implications for Health53. Bert Uchino, Timothy Smith, Wendy Birmingham, and McKenzie Carlisle: Social Neuroscientific Pathways Linking Social Support to Health54. Jean-Philippe Gouin, Liisa V. Hantsoo, and Janice K.Kiecolt-Glaser: Stress, Negative Emotions, and Inflammation55. Michael V. Lombardo, Simon Baron-Cohen, Matthew K. Belmonte, and Bhismadev Chakrabarti: Neural Endophenotypes of Social Behavior in Autism Spectrum Conditions56. Yoko Kamio, Shozo Tobimatsu and Hiroki Fukui: Developmental disorders57. Bruno Wicker and Marie Gonnot: The Asperger Syndrome58. Andrea Glenn and Adrian Raine: Antisocial Personality Disorders59. James Blair: Psychopathy from the perspective of social and cognitive neuroscience60. Sylvie Berthoz: Alexythimia from the Affective Neuroscience Perspective61. Tal Shany-Ur and Simone Shamay-Tsoory: Theory of Mind Deficits in Neurological PatientsPart Seven: Applications62. Meghana Bhatt and Colin F. Camerer: The cognitive neuroscience of strategic thinking63. Daniel D. Langleben and Jonathan G. Hakun: Functional magnetic resonance imaging of deception64. Thierry Chaminade: Mutual Benefits of Using Humanoid Robots in Social Neuroscience65. Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: The social brain in adolescence and the potential impact of social neuroscience on education66. Kira Bailley, Robert West, and Craig Anderson: The Influence of Video Games on Social, Cognitive, and Affective Information ProcessingPart Eight: Societal Significance67. Martha J. Farah: Ethical, legal and societal issues in social neurosciencePart Nine: Conclusions68. John T. Cacioppo and Jean Decety: Epilogue

Editorial Reviews

"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 BIOLOGY