In basic terms, it's understanding how we think and act, using both our brain and body
Focused on how ourselves think about and act towards other people
A few facts
John T. Cacioppo and Gary Berntson
importance of neural and pysiological information, in how we interact with each other
1992 in "Doctrine of multilevel analysis"
interdisciplinary focuses on thoughts, feeling, and behavior
The psychological processes
What are the biological systems that are implemented within the social behavior?
How do biological systems impact social processes?
What can we learn about social behavior?
Learning- throughout our lives
Language Development- use social brain
Brain Development- gaining new connections and pathways (unconscious mind)
Types of social neuroscience
identifying people into different groups based on gender, class, and/or race
how the brain is able to process emotional responses in certain situations
Purpose: understanding the brain's structures and chemicals
Ito, T. A., & Kubota, J. T. (n.d.). Social Neuroscience. Noba. Retrieved February 23, 2022, from https://nobaproject.com/modules/social-neuroscience
Harmon-Jones, E., & Harmon-Jones, C. (n.d.). Affective Neuroscience. NOBA. Retrieved February 22, 2022, from https://nobaproject.com/textbooks/together-the-science-of-social-psychology-677954ee-55ef-4c60-8fd7-91eba0c7c202/modules/affective-neuroscience
Harmon-Jones, E. & Harmon-Jones, C. (2022). Affective neuroscience. In R. Biswas-Diener & E. Diener (Eds), Noba textbook series: Psychology. Champaign, IL: DEF publishers.
Ito, T. A. & Kubota, J. T. (2022). Social neuroscience. In R. Biswas-Diener & E. Diener (Eds), Noba textbook series: Psychology. Champaign, IL: DEF publishers.