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  1. Goal-Directed Behavior

    Edited by Henk Aarts, Andrew Elliot

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume presents chapters from internationally renowned scholars in the area of goals and social behavior. The book is organized around a series of topics that are of critical importance to understanding the social-cognitive aspects of goal-directed behavior. In each chapter, the authors offer...

    Published October 19th 2011 by Psychology Press

  2. The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

    By Jamie Ward

    Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award 2013! Social neuroscience is an expanding field which, by investigating the neural mechanisms that inform our behavior, explains our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy,...

    Published October 14th 2011 by Psychology Press

  3. Elucidating the Neural Basis of the Self

    A Special Issue of Neurocase

    Edited by Bruce L. Miller, Indre V. Viskontas

    Series: Special Issues of Neurocase

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 10th 2011 by Psychology Press

  4. Neuroscience of Decision Making

    Edited by Oshin Vartanian, David R. Mandel

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience

    The intersection between the fields of behavioral decision research and neuroscience has proved to be fertile ground for interdisciplinary research. Whereas the former is rich in formalized models of choice, the latter is rife with techniques for testing behavioral models at the brain level. As a...

    Published March 11th 2011 by Psychology Press

  5. Developmental Social Neuroscience

    A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience

    Edited by Philip David Zelazo, Tomas Paus

    Series: Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

    This Special Issue showcases some of the latest and best research in an important emerging field, developmental social neuroscience, which is focused on the nature and development of the mechanisms involved in socially relevant human behavior. Recent work on the neural correlates of empathy,...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Psychology Press

  6. Grounding Sociality

    Neurons, Mind, and Culture

    Edited by Gün R. Semin, Gerald Echterhoff

    This volume concerns the longstanding intellectual puzzle of how individuals overcome their biological, neural, and mental finitude to achieve sociality. It explores how humans take each other into account, coordinate their actions, and are able to share their inner states and to communicate....

    Published November 8th 2010 by Psychology Press

  7. Social Psychology of Visual Perception

    Edited by Emily Balcetis, G. Daniel Lassiter

    This volume takes a contemporary and novel look at how people see the world around them. We generally believe we see our surroundings and everything in them with complete accuracy. However, as the contributions to this volume argue, this assumption is wrong: people’s view of their world...

    Published April 12th 2010 by Psychology Press

  8. Neural Correlates of Deception

    A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience

    Edited by Giorgio Ganis, Julian Keenan

    Series: Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

    Deception, also known as "lying", is a pervasive and fundamental social behavior in which a person attempts to persuade another to accept as true what the deceiver believes to be untrue. Because of its essential role in our social life, it is important for social neuroscience to reveal the inner...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Psychology Press

  9. The Mirror Neuron System

    A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience

    Edited by Christian Keysers, Luciano Fadiga

    Series: Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

    Mirror neurons are premotor neurons, originally discovered in the macaque brain , that discharge both during execution of goal-directed actions and during the observation of similar actions executed by another individual. They therefore ‘mirror’ others’ actions on the observer's motor repertoire....

    Published November 30th 2008 by Psychology Press

  10. Attitudes

    Insights from the New Implicit Measures

    Edited by Richard E. Petty, Russell H. Fazio, Pablo Brinol

    This book tackles a subject that has captured the imagination of many researchers in the field: attitudes. Although the field has always recognized that people’s attitudes could be assessed in different ways, from direct self-reports to disguised observations of behavior, the past decade has shown...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Psychology Press