This time with motivation : The implications of social neuroscience for research on motivated self-and other-perception ( and vice versa )

@inproceedings{Beer2012ThisTW,
  title={This time with motivation : The implications of social neuroscience for research on motivated self-and other-perception ( and vice versa )},
  author={Jennifer S. Beer},
  year={2012}
}
Early neural research on self-evaluation began testing whether self-evaluation was somehow neurally different than evaluations of other people and inanimate objects. Self-evaluation was lauded as potentially unique partially because of motivational and affective influences. Despite the acknowledgement that motivation influences social cognition such as self-perception, neural models of self-perception have been conspicuously silent on how motivational states affect the neural level of analysis… CONTINUE READING

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