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The Social Brain

Gazzaniga, Michael S.

The Social Brain

Discovering the Networks of the Mind

by Gazzaniga, Michael S.

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Published by Basic Books .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7594021M
ISBN 100465078524
ISBN 109780465078523

The notion that there is a 'social brain' in humans specialized for social interactions has received considerable support from brain imaging and, to a lesser extent, from lesion : Chris D Frith. Social neuroscience is the scientific study of social phenomena (like those described above) that employs the tools and methods traditionally used by cognitive neuroscientists. Some of these.

  The seventh in the series explores the concept that our brains are social organs designed to assess and inform us of potential threats or rewards in our social environments. Available research data in Autism suggests the role of a network of brain areas, often known as the ‘social brain’. Recent studies highlight the role of genetic mutations as underlying patho-mechanism in Autism. This mini review, discusses the basic concepts behind social brain networks, theory of mind and genetic factors associated with by:

  Cozolino has a Big Idea which runs through this book, and it is this: in the same way that a neuron cannot be really understood without knowing about its connections to other neurons and how they work, the human being as a whole cannot really be understood without knowing about its social connections to others and how they work/5.   “The social context is extremely important to learning,” she noted, “not only in infancy, but in school-aged children, who use the social brain when they’re collaborating with one another, when they’re studying how another person goes at it, when they’re watching the eyes, even unconsciously, of their study partner as they work.


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The Social Brain by Gazzaniga, Michael S. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book “The Social Brain. Discovering the Networks of the Mind” proposed the novel idea that “the brain is organized in a modular fashion with each module capable of producing independent behaviors.

Once the behaviors are emitted, the left-hemisphere language-based system interprets the behavior and constructs a theory as to its meaning”.5/5(5). The book “The Social Brain. Discovering the Networks of the Mind” proposed the novel idea that “the brain is organized in a modular fashion with each module capable of producing independent behaviors.

Once the behaviors are emitted, the left-hemisphere language-based system interprets the behavior and constructs a theory as to its meaning”.Cited by:   This book provides a concise overview of the evolution, development, and pathology of the human social brain and explores the psychiatric disorders that can result when that social brain is impaired.

Integrates several key disciplines involved in the understanding of the human brain, how it evolved, its role in social interaction and psychiatric disorders.5/5(1). The book “The Social Brain. Discovering the Networks of the Mind” proposed the novel idea that “the brain is organized in a modular fashion with each module capable of producing independent behaviors.

Once the behaviors are emitted, the left-hemisphere language-based system interprets the behavior Cited by:   Provides an inter-disciplinary exploration of the development of social cognition in humans and looks at the psychiatric implications when these processes go awry.

The resulting brain disorders or psychopathologies can manifest in various forms such as autism, schizophrenia, delusional disorders, affective disorders (bipolar disease), and borderline.

In Consciousness and the Social Brain, Princeton neuroscientist Michael Graziano lays out an audacious new theory to account for the deepest mystery of them all. The human brain has evolved a complex circuitry that allows it to be socially intelligent.

This social machinery has only just begun to be studied in by: They consist of fascinating material including the entangled histories of neurology and psychology, building and rebuilding the brain, the human nervous system from neurons to neural networks, from neural networks to narratives, the social brain, shaping attachment schemas, the executive brain, along with the anxious and fearful brain, early traumatic stress, the Cited by:   xi, pages: 22 cm Includes bibliographical references and index The interpretive brain -- Basic brain principles -- Split-brain studies: the early years -- Left-brain, right-brain mania: a debunking -- Brain mechanisms and belief formation -- The search for modularity -- Modularity and memory -- Brain modules and the unconscious -- Psychological Pages:   In Consciousness and the Social Brain, Princeton neuroscientist Michael Graziano lays out an audacious new theory to account for the deepest mystery of them all.

The human brain has evolved a complex circuitry that allows it to be socially intelligent. This social machinery has only just begun to be studied in detail/5.

Louis Cozolino, PhD, is a professor of psychology at Pepperdine University and a private practitioner. He is the author of The Healthy Aging Brain, The Neuroscience of Human Relationships, The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy, and The Making of a Therapist. He lives in Los Angeles, California/5(68).

Professor and award-winning neuroscientist Matthew D. Lieberman looks at this astounding but rather new field in Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect. Lieberman begins Social with a basic overview of his thesis as he sets out to prove that the brain feels social pain in the same way as physical, that social thinking is a separate Humans /5.

Benign brain tumors are noncancerous (nonmalignant) abnormal growths of tissue in or on the brain that invade healthy brain tissue or apply pressure on the brain or cranial nerves. We evaluate their effects on your functioning as discussed in D and G. We evaluate malignant brain tumors under the cancer body system in   The book Consciousness Explained, by Dan Dennett, set out the theory that there is no self directing what a person does.

Your brain is the product of genetics and your environment, and it produces sensations, thoughts, and feelings, but the belief that there is a separate you that controls what your brain does is an illusion/5.

The Social Brain Behavioural Science work at the RSA focuses on this emerging view of human nature, based on mounting research from the field of behavioural science, and applies these behavioural insights to our most pressing social, political and environmental challenges.

The social brain: discovering the networks of the mind User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This book presents a new and valuable approach to understanding the brain, both physically and psychologically. Gazzaniga, a former student and colleague of Nobel Laureate Roger Sperry, was a pioneer Read full review.

The social brain is then considered to be that part of the brain which is the location of the programs of the mind required for conducting social life.

It is interesting, however, to think about the disciplinary developments which established this concept. Books shelved as social-neuroscience: Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships by Daniel Goleman, Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Survi.

It is the social brain that allows us to interact with other people. As with all our interactions with the world, we can do much better if we can predict what is going to happen next. The better we can predict what someone is going to do next, the more successful our interactions with that person will by: One of the earliest reviews to summarize the components of a social brain proposed an initial set of structures thought to be involved in social behavior: the amygdala, the orbitofrontal cortex, and the temporal poles (Brothers ).Cited by:   The goal is usually to set up a situation in which the person in the scanner experiences a particular emotion, like social rejection, so investigators can see which regions of the brain become active.

From the book dustjacket: saturated with personal and social relevance. And Eagleman’s answers are consistently clear, engaging and thought-provoking." - Nature "An intellectual thrill-ride. Plus, Eagleman isn't merely a brilliant guide, he can turn a phrase, too." "David Eagleman’s The Brain its an astonishing read.

On every page.The Social Brain of Humans By. Peter Pressman, MD. Peter Pressman, MD, is a board-certified neurologist developing new ways to diagnose and care for people with neurocognitive disorders.

Learn about our editorial process. Peter Pressman, MD. Medically reviewed : Peter Pressman, MD. 11 The Social Brain 12 Building the Social Brain: Shaping Attachment Schemas 13 The Neurobiology of Attachment 14 Altruism and Psychotherapy: Leveraging the Social Brain in the Service of Change Part V The Disorganization of Experience.

15 The Anxious and Fearful Brain 16 Early Traumatic Stress: The /5(6).