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Methods in Social Neuroscience
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Main description:

Straightforward and practical, this is the first book to provide detailed guidance for using neurobiological methods in the study of human social behavior, personality, and affect. Each chapter clearly introduces the method at hand, provides examples of the method's applications, discusses its strengths and limitations, and reviews concrete experimental design considerations. Written by acknowledged experts, chapters cover neuroimaging techniques, genetic measurement, hormonal methods, lesion studies, startle eyeblink responses, facial electromyography, autonomic nervous system responses, and modeling based on neural networks.


Contents:

E. Harmon-Jones, J.S. Beer, Introduction to Methods in Social and Personality Neuroscience. C. Harmon-Jones, J.S. Beer, E. Harmon-Jones, Collaborations in Social and Personality Neuroscience. O.C. Schultheiss, S.J. Stanton, Assessment of Salivary Hormones. J. van Honk, Neuroendocrine Manipulation of the Sexually Dimorphic Human Social Brain. U. Hess, Facial Electromyography. T.D. Blumenthal, J.C. Franklin, The Startle Eyeblink Response. W.B. Mendes, Assessing Autonomic Nervous System Activity. J.S. Beer, Patient Methodologies for the Study of Personality and Social Processes. E. Harmon-Jones, C.K. Peterson, Electroencephalographic Methods in Social and Personality Psychology. B.D. Bartholow, D.M. Amodio, Using Event-related Brain Potentials in Social Psychological Research: A Brief Review and Tutorial. D.J.L.G. Schutter, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. S.J. Read, B.M. Monroe, Using Connectionist Networks to Understand Neurobiological Processes in Social and Personality Psychology. T. Canli, Molecular Biology and Genomic Imaging in Social and Personality Psychology. T. Johnstone, M.J. Kim, P.J. Whalen, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Affective and Social Neurosciences.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781462506279
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Guilford Publications)
Publication date: February, 2009
Pages: 353
Dimensions: 156.00 x 234.00 x 28.00

Subcategories: Neuroscience, Psychology