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.
Eligible for COGS
Spring 2022. Norris.
Catalog chapter: Psychology
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/psychology
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