Journal article

Social and affective neuroscience: an Australian perspective

Fiona Kumfor, Lincoln M Tracy, Grace Wei, Yu Chen, Juan FD Dominguez, Sarah Whittle, Travis Wearne, Michelle Kelly

Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2020

Abstract

While research in social and affective neuroscience has a long history, it is only in the last few decades that it has been truly established as an independent field of investigation. In the Australian region, despite having an even shorter history, this field of research is experiencing a dramatic rise. In this review, we present recent findings from a survey conducted on behalf of the Australasian Society for Social and Affective Neuroscience (AS4SAN) and from an analysis of the field to highlight contributions and strengths from our region (with a focus on Australia). Our results demonstrate that researchers in this field draw on a broad range of techniques, with the most common being beh..

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