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Social NeuroscienceToward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind$
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Alexander Todorov, Susan Fiske, and Deborah Prentice

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195316872

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316872.001.0001

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Social Neuroscience and the Representation of Others

Social Neuroscience and the Representation of Others

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(p.77) Chapter 5 Social Neuroscience and the Representation of Others
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Social Neuroscience
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James V. Haxby

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316872.003.0005

The representation of others is a central problem that brings social neuroscience and cognitive neuroscience together. Chapters 1–4 present an overview of the current state of our understanding for the neural systems that participate in the representation of others and highlight the major themes and issues that characterize this area of investigation. This chapter addresses why this particular problem is of great interest to both social and cognitive neuroscientists.

Keywords:   social neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, neural systems, representation, neuroscientists

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