PSYC 475 Neuroscience of Social Psychology (3 credits)

Offered by: Psychology (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Psychology : The biological underpinnings of human social cognition and behavior, including neural, hormonal, and genetic mechanisms. By integrating multiple levels of analysis (biological, psychological), as well as different perspectives (basic, clinical, applied), the aim is to gain a deeper understanding of classic social psychological processes. Topics will include social cognition/theory of mind, empathy and understanding others, cooperation and prosocial behavior, interpersonal relationships, the self/agency, morality and anti-social behavior as well as basic methodological approaches to the study of social neuroscience and emerging issues in the field.

Terms: Winter 2019

Instructors: Matthew Dean Graham (Winter)