Understanding and accounting for relational context is critical for social neuroscience

@inproceedings{ClarkPolner2014UnderstandingAA,
  title={Understanding and accounting for relational context is critical for social neuroscience},
  author={Elizabeth Clark-Polner and Margaret S. Clark},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2014}
}
Scientists have increasingly turned to the brain and to neuroscience more generally to further an understanding of social and emotional judgments and behavior. Yet, many neuroscientists (certainly not all) do not consider the role of relational context. Moreover, most have not examined the impact of relational context in a manner that takes advantage of conceptual and empirical advances in relationship science. Here we emphasize that: (1) all social behavior takes place, by definition, within… CONTINUE READING