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The computation of social behavior.

Abstract:

Neuroscientists are beginning to advance explanations of social behavior in terms of underlying brain mechanisms. Two distinct networks of brain regions have come to the fore. The first involves brain regions that are concerned with learning about reward and reinforcement. These same reward-related brain areas also mediate preferences that are social in nature even when no direct reward is expected. The second network focuses on regions active when a person must make estimates of another pers...

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10.1126/science.1169694

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology
Rushworth, MF More by this author
Journal:
Science (New York, N.Y.)
Volume:
324
Issue:
5931
Pages:
1160-1164
Publication date:
2009-05-05
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EISSN:
1095-9203
ISSN:
0036-8075
URN:
uuid:bab596b1-4da7-4e76-b9ee-e8f791a734a2
Source identifiers:
9229
Local pid:
pubs:9229

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