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Social Neuroscience

  • By: John T. Cacioppo & Gary G. Berntson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Social neuroscience is the study of the associations between social and neural levels of analysis and the biological mechanisms underlying these associations. Neuroscientists have tended to focus on single organisms, organs, cells, or ...

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