News tagged with social cognition

Neuropsychology of social groups

For our brain, animate and inanimate objects belong to different categories and any information about them is stored and processed by different networks. A study by Raffaella Rumiati from SISSA, Andrea Carnaghi ...

Jan 27, 2014
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Gene that influences the ability to remember faces found

New findings suggest the oxytocin receptor, a gene known to influence mother-infant bonding and pair bonding in monogamous species, also plays a special role in the ability to remember faces. This research has important implications ...

Dec 23, 2013
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