PSYC 131A. Seminar in Social Neuroscience: The Social Brain

This seminar focuses on a critical analysis of current social neuroscience literature, covering topics such as person perception, empathy, perspective taking, emotion, attitudes, relationships, stereotypes and prejudice. Students consider evidence from studies using a broad spectrum of methods, including behavioral measures, functional neuroimaging, neurophysiological recordings, neuropsychology and computational modeling.
This course may not be taken as pass/fail. 
Prerequisite: PSYC 001. Introduction to Psychology  and  PSYC 031A. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience   or  PSYC 031. Cognitive Neuroscience  or permission of the instructor.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for COGS
Catalog chapter: Psychology  
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