Social Brain: Neuropsychology of Social BehaviorsSemester Course

The Social Brain: Neuropsychology of Social Behaviors, Semester Course
Major Discipline(s)
Human Development, Neuroscience, Psychology
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

The goal of this course is to explore the neural basis of human social interaction. We study how social psychology and neuroscience inform our understanding of social behavior, with each discipline offering a unique and complimentary perspective. Emphasis is placed on research findings in social neuroscience. Examples of topics include social brain development, the self in social interaction, emotion, theory of mind, and empathy.


Angela Mastropasqua

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph.D. (Cognitive Neuroscience, Graduate School of Systemic Neuroscience, LMU Munich , 2020). M.Sc. (Psychology, University of Turin, 2013). B.A. (Psychological Sciences and Techniques, University of Bari, 2010). Research interest in higher brain functions studied with a multi-techniques approach, in particular combining non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) and neuroimaging. With DIS since 2022.