Course level

Undergraduate

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Contact hours

Prerequisite

PSYC2020 or equivalent

Course coordinator

Dr Eric Vanman

Assessment methods

Quizzes and written assignments

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

This course is designed to give students a working knowledge of current findings in the emerging field of social neuroscience, the study of brain systems underlying social behaviour. Students will cover basic neuroanatomy and will review research on brain systems underlying face recognition, emotion recognition, attachment, theory of mind, sexual attraction, love and neuroeconomics. Through this process students will learn about a variety of neuroscience methods involving social psychology paradigm: lesion studies, patient research, single-cell recording, and neuroimaging.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile