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PSYC 4472 Social Neuroscience (Fall/Spring: 3 )

Course Description

Human beings are fundamentally social creatures. In this seminar, we will examine topics explored in classic and contemporary social psychology using the tools of neuroscience, such as functional neuroimaging and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Sample topics: social connection and rejection; conforming to crowds and obeying authority; dehumanization and objectification; stereotypes and group membership; first impressions and social expectations; prosocial behavior; sacred values; self-control; the future self.

Instructor(s): Liane Young

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17