Social Cognition in Humans

  title={Social Cognition in Humans},
  author={C. Frith and U. Frith},
  journal={Current Biology},
  • C. Frith, U. Frith
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Biology
  • We review a diversity of studies of human social interaction and highlight the importance of social signals. We also discuss recent findings from social cognitive neuroscience that explore the brain basis of the capacity for processing social signals. These signals enable us to learn about the world from others, to learn about other people, and to create a shared social world. Social signals can be processed automatically by the receiver and may be unconsciously emitted by the sender. These… CONTINUE READING
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