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What's So Social About the Social Brain?

Abstract:

In trying to understand the neurobiology of sociality, we face a problem over the kinds of behavioural indices we can use in experiments. The focus of most research has been on economic games or the socio-cognitive processes involved in dyadic interactions (e.g., theory of mind or prosocial/altruistic behaviour). These largely reflect causal interactions between strangers. However, the nature of primate (and hence human) sociality, as reflected in the social brain hypothesis, is more complex ...

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10.1007/978-3-319-02904-7_1

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Journal:
Research and Perspectives in Neurosciences
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-10
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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ISSN:
0945-6082
URN:
uuid:7ae1ae2b-f21d-4eb9-9187-d72ab966dc1c
Source identifiers:
459381
Local pid:
pubs:459381
Language:
English

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