The representation of self and person knowledge in the medial prefrontal cortex.

@article{Wagner2012TheRO,
  title={The representation of self and person knowledge in the medial prefrontal cortex.},
  author={Dylan D. Wagner and James V. Haxby and Todd F. Heatherton},
  journal={Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Cognitive science},
  year={2012},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={451-470}
}
Nearly 40 years ago, social psychologists began applying the information processing framework of cognitive psychology to the question of how humans understand and represent knowledge about themselves and others. This approach gave rise to the immensely successful field of social cognition and fundamentally changed the way in which social psychological phenomena are studied. More recently, social scientists of many stripes have turned to the methods of cognitive neuroscience to understand the… CONTINUE READING
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