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.
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