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social neuroscience harris duke
Module 1- Social Neuroscience 167
Decade of the brain
An exaggerated need to submit to strong authority, rigid adherence toconventional patterns of behavior, a commitment to harsh punishment for deviant behavior, and general hostility (Altmeyer)
Deep Brain Electrodes
Used to treat patients with severe epilepsy or Parkinson's
Nuclei rotate with a frequency proportional to the magnetic field
French philosopher believed that the mind and body were separated (duallism), implicated that the brain (pineal gland) was the interface between the mind and the body
A cap consisting of electrodes that detect electrical activity within the brain
Philosopher who demonstrated geometric shapes can be seen as human to other humans (anthropomorphization)
Genetic codes are reviewed for correlations in certain behaviors.
The manner in which objects and events are perceived to go together (configuration); emerged in perception research (usually of inanimate objects)
Father of prejudice studies; prejudice emerges from the creation of grouping
Basic units of society; provide belonging and security; define individual identities
A center the controls everything in the brain
The idea of that there is some phase-sensitive learning of certain social attributes, like language
Individual behavior results from stable individual differences in behavioral disposition brought about by stabilities in the social environment
German-American founder of social psychologist who believed in using the scientific method
Solomon Asch demostrated that reality is fabricated, showed that people have a tendency to conform
Can be used to correlate changes in behavior with region that was lesion
Inferring the mental state of another- intentions, goals, desires; satisfies the desire for information and allows prediction of behavior
People subconsciously make the same emotion of the face that is shown to them
Jewish psychologist studied prejudice and stereotyping. Mainly known for the Boys at Camp experiment.
Magnetic hydrogen nuclei absorb and re-emit the oscillating radio frequency
A methodology where patients are injected with radioactive chasers so that blood flow can be tracked within the brain.
Each part of the brain is responsible for one particular trait
The first neuro-sociologist; believed the seat of reason was the heart, not the brain
Control over valued resources leads to control over another's outcomes
Can the experiment be repeated?
Can be used for specific activation or inactivation in different parts of the brain to observe changes
Considers another agent's mental state-- results from cognitions and emotions involving other agents that possess actual, imagined, or implied mental states
Social Learning Theory
New behavior is acquired through observational learning
Interdisciplinary attempt to explain social behavior and its neural correlates
Famous American social psychologist known for his experiment where participants had choices to shock other participants within the study
A structural feature of society that allows stratification
Does the experiment measure what it suppose to measure?
Father of psychology