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Introduction to Section V: Social Neuroscience 

Introduction to Section V: Social Neuroscience
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Introduction to Section V: Social Neuroscience
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Daniel Tranel

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199837755.003.0027
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date: 16 December 2018

“Social neuroscience” is a hybrid term that has been used to describe a melding of the fields of social psychology and sociology, on the one hand, and neuroscience, on the other. Both parts of the rubric—“social” and “neuroscience”—refer to disciplines that are perhaps more timely and more relevant now than at any point in history, and it is very exciting to present in this section a set of chapters that provide cutting-edge summaries of new theoretical frameworks and stimulating research advances in social neuroscience....

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