social cognition

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The cognitive activity that accompanies and mediates social behaviour, including the acquisition of information about the social environment, the organization and transformation of this information in memory, and its effects on social behaviour. It includes impression formation, person perception, attribution, and social categorization. See also mirror neuron.

Subjects: Psychology.

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