Emotion in Social Neuroscience

Elizabeth A. Phelps

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter summarizes the discussions in Chapters 10-13. These chapters represent a broad range of approaches and questions in the social neuroscience of emotion. By doing this, they demonstrate how the interdisciplinary approach of social neuroscience can provide insight into important experimental and theoretical questions across a number of disciplines of human behavior.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSocial Neuroscience
Subtitle of host publicationToward Understanding the Underpinnings of the Social Mind
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199893324
ISBN (Print)9780195316872
StatePublished - May 1 2011


  • Emotion
  • Human behavior
  • Interdisciplinary approach
  • Orbitofrontal cortex
  • Social neuroscience

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology


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