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Neural Circuits Regulating Maternal Behavior: Implications for Understanding the Neural Basis of Social Cooperation and Competition

Michael Numan

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest: Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195388107
eISBN:
9780199918386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388107.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

What are the neural mechanisms that determine whether an individual cooperates or competes with another member of his or her species? In other words, what neural mechanisms determine whether ... More


Electrophysiological Responses to Faces in the Human Amygdala

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The human amygdala is critical for social cognition from faces. Here, we review the insights that have been gained from human single neuron recordings on how the human amygdala represents social ... More


Brain Overview

Dana H. Ballard

in Brain Computation as Hierarchical Abstraction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028615
eISBN:
9780262323819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028615.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

In broad outline the brain’s subsystems can be understood in terms of specific functionality. This chapter introduces these subsystems and provides and overview of how they work together to provide ... More


Single Neuron Correlates of Declarative Memory Formation and Retrieval in the Human Medial Temporal Lobe

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The assessment of stimulus novelty is a pre-requisite for many kinds of learning. Here, we summarize research on the representation of novelty-and familiarity by individual neurons in the human MTL. ... More


Social cognition in individuals with psychopathic tendencies

James Blair and Stuart F. White

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Psychopathy is a disorder marked by reduced empathy/ guild and an increased risk for antisocial behavior, particularly instrumental, goal-directed antisocial behavior. This chapter will consider the ... More


Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia)

Vladan Starcevic, MD, PhD

in Anxiety Disorders in Adults: A Clinical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369250
eISBN:
9780197562642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369250.003.0008
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is conceptualized as an excessive and/or unreasonable fear of situations in which the person’s behavior or appearance might be scrutinized and evaluated. This fear is ... More


A New View of Child Development

Laura E. Berk

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195124859
eISBN:
9780197565506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195124859.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Teaching Skills and Techniques

In my three decades of teaching university courses in child development, I have come to know thousands of students, many of whom were parents or who became parents soon after completing my class. I ... More


Social cognition and brain organization in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and bonobos (Pan paniscus)

William D. Hopkins, Cheryl D. Stimpson, and Chet C. Sherwood

in Bonobos: Unique in Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198728511
eISBN:
9780191795381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728511.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Bonobos and chimpanzees are two closely relates species of the genus Pan, yet they exhibit marked differences in anatomy, behaviour and cognition. For this reason, comparative studies on social ... More


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