Social and Affective Neuroscience


Understanding how individual, interpersonal, and intergroup behaviors are processed in the brain. Topics include neuroscience of self- and group identity, self-regulation, social and affective communication, stereotyping, pro- and anti-social behavior, power motivation, group cooperation and competition, and cultural differences in emotion processing. Prerequisite: Psychology 106/Neuroscience 101 or Neuroscience 102/Psychology 107.


Prerequisite: Neuroscience 101/Psychology 106 or Neuroscience 102/Psychology 107

Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • NS
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • PSY 280S
Typically Offered
Spring Only