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Development of the Social Brain: From Mechanisms to Principles

Elison, Jed T. and Sera, Maria D. (2018) Development of the Social Brain: From Mechanisms to Principles. In: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology: Development of the Social Brain. Vol.39. Wiley , Hoboken, NJ, pp. 198-217. ISBN 9781119461722.

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In this concluding chapter, we take a broad survey of the themes emphasized in the other chapters. What are the key challenges in understanding social brain development? What would count as a full understanding of this topic? And how can we sketch a future path to get us there? We propose that studies limited to only the adult brain will not get us there, but that even detailed developmental studies may not. The path of developmental social neuroscience will need to augment its study with comparative research, with multiple modalities of investigation, and with more emphasis on data sharing and abstraction of principles. Attention to these issues can help to forge a truly cumulative and cross‐disciplinary developmental social neuroscience.

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Additional Information:© 2018 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published Online: 13 August 2018; Published Print: 05 September 2018.
Subject Keywords:comparative research; data sharing; developmental social neuroscience
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:23 Dec 2019 21:32
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