TB4 Lecture 2; Social Cognition 1

The objectives of this lecture are;

  • Brain-mind correspondence (consistency and specificity)
  • Self reference
  • Perception of non-verbal cues e.g face, biological motion, eye gaze
  • Social categorisation e.g impression formation
  • Mirror neurons
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1. In Haxby's (2000) core and extended neural models for facial processing, where does the core system start?

  • The auditory cortex
  • The visual cortex (Inferior occipital gyri, superior temporal sulcus, lateral fusiform gyrus)
  • The interparietal sulcus
  • The visual cortex (superior occipital gyri, anterior temporal sulcus, lateral fusiform gyrus)
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2. In biological motion, which brain area is activated by the movement of the eyes, mouth, hands and body?

  • Anterior cingulate cortex
  • Superior temporal sulcus (STS)
  • Superior tempoparietal sulcus (STS)
  • Superior cingulate cortex

3. Which brain area in Heatherton et als (2006) study was activated when pp was asked to self-reflect?

  • The mPFC, lowest in the friend condition with activation increasing in self and case conditions
  • The mPFC, highest in the friend condition with activation decreasing in self and case conditions
  • The mPFC, highest in the self reflecting condition with activation decreasing in friend and case conditions
  • The mPFC, lowest in the self reflecting condition and highest in the friend and case condition

4. What measurement does the IAT test use?

  • Eye-blink component, pps racial attitude reported beforehand
  • Reaction time, pps racial attitude NOT reported beforehand
  • Eccrine sweat gland activity, Reaction time, pps racial attitude NOT reported beforehand
  • Reaction time, pps racial attitude reported beforehand

5. In a second experiment, what was the general conclusion made by Phelps et al (2000)?

  • Amygdala response is modifiable with experience
  • Amygdala response not modifiable with experience
  • All americans are racist
  • Race did not find, with future research to have a correlation with attitude

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