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Social Neuroscience of Empathy

Tania Singer and Jean Decety.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Social Psychology. 10932 words.

This chapter discusses the study of empathy in the field of social neuroscience. It also considers the role of action understanding and cognitive perspective-taking in empathic...

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Cultural Neuroscience of Pain and Empathy

Joan Y. Chiao and Vani A. Mathur.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cultural Neuroscience

December 2015; p ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Social Psychology. 3343 words.

Population health disparities exist in the prevalence of pain throughout the world due to social and biological factors. We examine the etiology of population health disparities in pain...

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The Neural Underpinnings of the Experience of Empathy

Jean Decety.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 12515 words.

Empathy is thought to play a key role in motivating prosocial behavior, guiding our preferences and behavioral responses, and providing the affective and motivational base for moral...

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Empathy, sympathy, and prosocial preferences in primates

Joan B. Silk.

in Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology

April 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 8308 words.

Differences in the deployment of altruism in human and non-human primate groups raise two different questions in this article. This article considers some of the factors that may limit the...

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Introduction to The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience: Cognitive Neuroscience

Kevin N. Ochsner and Stephen Kosslyn.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 4652 words.

This book consists of two volumes that review the current state of the art in cognitive neuroscience. Volume 2 has four sections. The first section explores emotion and its link to...

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The evolution of empathizing and systemizing: assortative mating of two strong systemizers and the cause of autism

Simon Baron-Cohen.

in Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology

April 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience. 9056 words.

This article discusses two cognitive processes, empathising and systemising, in terms of sex differences and the implications of these for evolutionary psychology. It also discusses the...

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Neural Endophenotypes of Social Behavior in Autism Spectrum Conditions

Michael V. Lombardo, Simon Baron-Cohen, Matthew K. Belmonte and Bhismadev Chakrabarti.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Cognitive Neuroscience; Social Psychology. 11827 words.

Autism is characterized by qualitative impairments in social interaction, communication, and stereotyped repetitive behaviors and/or restricted interests. Beyond these diagnostic criteria,...

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