Affiliation: University of Washington
- Neural correlates of feeling sympathyJean Decety
University of Washington Center for Mind, Brain and Learning, P O Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Neuropsychologia 41:127-38. 2003..Interestingly, this network was not activated when subjects watched inappropriate social behavior...
- The functional architecture of human empathyJean Decety
Social Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7988, USA
Behav Cogn Neurosci Rev 3:71-100. 2004..This functional model may be used to make specific predictions about the various empathy deficits that can be encountered in different forms of social and neurological disorders...
- The neural bases of cooperation and competition: an fMRI investigationJean Decety
Social Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98195 7988, USA
Neuroimage 23:744-51. 2004..In accordance with evidence from evolutionary psychology as well as from developmental psychology, we argue that cooperation is a socially rewarding process and is associated with specific left medial orbitofrontal cortex involvement...
- When the self represents the other: a new cognitive neuroscience view on psychological identificationJean Decety
Social Cognitive Neuroscience, Center for Mind, Brain and Learning, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Conscious Cogn 12:577-96. 2003..Interestingly, the right hemisphere develops its functions earlier than the left...
- Motor cognition: a new paradigm to study self-other interactionsPhilip L Jackson
Social Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357988, Seattle, Washington, USA
Curr Opin Neurobiol 14:259-63. 2004..The role of other brain areas that implement and regulate these shared representations remains to be specified...
- Neural circuits involved in imitation and perspective-takingPhilip L Jackson
Social Cognitive Neuroscience Institute for Leaning and Brain Science, Box 357988, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7988, USA
Neuroimage 31:429-39. 2006..These findings suggest that the 1st-person perspective is more tightly coupled to the sensory-motor system than the 3rd-person perspective, which requires additional visuospatial transformation...
- Motivation modulates the activity of the human mirror-neuron systemYawei Cheng
Department of Psychology, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Cereb Cortex 17:1979-86. 2007..Our results suggest that motivation to eat modulates the neural activity in the mirror-neuron system, facilitating the preparation or the intention to act...
- How do we perceive the pain of others? A window into the neural processes involved in empathyPhilip L Jackson
Social Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195 7988, USA
Neuroimage 24:771-9. 2005..This study adds to our understanding of the neurological mechanisms implicated in intersubjectivity and human empathy...
- Weaving the fabric of social interaction: articulating developmental psychology and cognitive neuroscience in the domain of motor cognitionJessica A Sommerville
Department of Psychology and Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Campus Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98195 7988, USA
Psychon Bull Rev 13:179-200. 2006..This perspective also elucidates intriguing new directions and research questions and generates specific hypotheses regarding the impact of early disorders (e.g., developmental movement disorders) on subsequent action processing...
- Empathy examined through the neural mechanisms involved in imagining how I feel versus how you feel painPhilip L Jackson
Social Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98155 7988, USA
Neuropsychologia 44:752-61. 2006..It may be what allows us to distinguish empathic responses to others versus our own personal distress. These findings are consistent with the view that empathy does not involve a complete Self-Other merging...
- What imitation tells us about social cognition: a rapprochement between developmental psychology and cognitive neuroscienceAndrew N Meltzoff
Center for Mind, Brain and Learning, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:491-500. 2003..Imitation is doubly revealing: it is used by infants to learn about adults, and by scientists to understand the organization and functioning of the brain...
- Leader or follower? Involvement of the inferior parietal lobule in agencyThierry Chaminade
University of Washington, CMBL, Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Neuroreport 13:1975-8. 2002..A lateralization effect was also found in these conditions, the response being stronger in the left inferior parietal lobule when subjects were not the agent of the performed action, and in the right when they were...
- An fMRI study of imitation: action representation and body schemaThierry Chaminade
Social Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98195-7988, USA
Neuropsychologia 43:115-27. 2005....
- Expertise modulates the perception of pain in othersYawei Cheng
Department of Rehabilitation, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei 103, Taiwan
Curr Biol 17:1708-13. 2007....
- Social brain dysfunctions in schizophrenia: a review of neuroimaging studiesEric Brunet-Gouet
Service de Psychiatrie Adulte, Inserm ERI 0015, Hopital de Versailles, 177 route de Versailles, 78150 Le Chesnay, France
Psychiatry Res 148:75-92. 2006....
- Predicting the actions of others taps into one's own somatosensory representations--a functional MRI studyClaus Lamm
Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Neuropsychologia 45:2480-91. 2007..The results are in line with the mirror-neuron system account of action understanding and the notion of the common coding theory that actions are coded in terms of their perceivable effects...
- The role of the right temporoparietal junction in social interaction: how low-level computational processes contribute to meta-cognitionJean Decety
Department of Psychology, and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Neuroscientist 13:580-93. 2007..It is argued that this domain-general computational mechanism is crucial for higher level social cognitive processing...
- Empathy and judging other's pain: an fMRI study of alexithymiaYoshiya Moriguchi
Department of Psychosomatic Research, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira City, Tokyo 187 8553, Japan
Cereb Cortex 17:2223-34. 2007....
- Human empathy through the lens of social neuroscienceJean Decety
Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, 5848 S University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
ScientificWorldJournal 6:1146-63. 2006....
- Gender differences in the mu rhythm of the human mirror-neuron systemYawei Cheng
Institute of Neuroscience, School of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
PLoS ONE 3:e2113. 2008..The human mirror-neuron system is considered to provide the basic mechanism for social cognition. However, whether the human mirror-neuron system exhibits gender differences is not yet clear...
- To what extent do we share the pain of others? Insight from the neural bases of pain empathyPhilip L Jackson
Ecole de psychologie and CIRRIS and CRULRG, Universite Laval, Quebec, Que, Canada
Pain 125:5-9. 2006
- The neural substrate of human empathy: effects of perspective-taking and cognitive appraisalClaus Lamm
INSERM Unit 280, France
J Cogn Neurosci 19:42-58. 2007....
- Abnormalities of brain function during a nonverbal theory of mind task in schizophreniaEric Brunet
Service de Psychiatrie Adulte, Hôpital Mignot, 177 route de Versailles, 78150 Le Chesnay, France
Neuropsychologia 41:1574-82. 2003..Schizophrenic patients performing a nonverbal attribution of intentions task have an abnormal cerebral activity...
- What you believe versus what you think they believe: a neuroimaging study of conceptual perspective-takingPerrine Ruby
INSERM U280, 151 Cours Albert Thomas, 69424 Lyon Cedex 3, France
Eur J Neurosci 17:2475-80. 2003....
- Distinct areas in parietal cortex involved in long-term and short-term action planning: a PET investigationPerrine Ruby
, Lyon, France
Cortex 38:321-39. 2002..These results may help to better understand apraxia at the neurophysiological level...
- Feature uncertainty activates anterior cingulate cortexSzabolcs Keri
Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Hum Brain Mapp 21:26-33. 2004..These results suggest that the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex is important in feature uncertainty conditions, which include divided attention, expectancy under uncertainty, and cognitive monitoring...
- The putative pheromone androstadienone activates cortical fields in the human brain related to social cognitionBalazs Gulyas
Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
Neurochem Int 44:595-600. 2004..These brain regions can be identified as cortical fields underlying other than olfactory functions, including various aspects of social cognition and attention...
- Neural correlates of action attribution in schizophreniaChloe Farrer
Institut des Sciences Cognitives, 67 Boulevard Pinel, 69675 Bron Cedex, France
Psychiatry Res 131:31-44. 2004..The implications of these results for understanding pathological conditions such as schizophrenia are discussed...
- How would you feel versus how do you think she would feel? A neuroimaging study of perspective-taking with social emotionsPerrine Ruby
J Cogn Neurosci 16:988-99. 2004..In addition, this study provides important building blocks in our understanding of social emotion processing and human empathy...
- Who caused the pain? An fMRI investigation of empathy and intentionality in childrenJean Decety
Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Neuropsychologia 46:2607-14. 2008..These results are important to set the standard for future studies with children who exhibit social cognitive disorders (e.g., antisocial personality disorder, conduct disorder) and are often deficient in experiencing empathy or guilt...
- The power of simulation: imagining one's own and other's behaviorJean Decety
Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Brain Res 1079:4-14. 2006..Overall, these data support the view that social cognition draws on both domain-general mechanisms and domain-specific embodied representations...
- Being the target of another's emotion: a PET studyBruno Wicker
INSERM U 280, 151 Cours Albert Thomas, 69424 Lyon Cedex 03, France
Neuropsychologia 41:139-46. 2003..This result provides neurophysiological evidence for privileged processing when an individual becomes personally involved as the object of another's emotions...
- The perception of pain in others suppresses somatosensory oscillations: a magnetoencephalography studyYawei Cheng
Institute of Neuroscience, School of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
Neuroimage 40:1833-40. 2008....
- Sex differences in spinal excitability during observation of bipedal locomotionYawei Cheng
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Neuroreport 18:887-90. 2007..These findings demonstrate that the human mirror-neuron system exhibits sex differences in spinal excitability...
- Gender differences in the human mirror system: a magnetoencephalography studyYa-Wei Cheng
Institute of Neuroscience, School of Life Science, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Neuroreport 17:1115-9. 2006..05). These findings have implications for the extreme male brain theory of autism and support the hypothesis of a dysfunctional mirror-neuron system in autism...
- Does the end justify the means? A PET exploration of the mechanisms involved in human imitationThierry Chaminade
INSERM Unit 280, 151 Cours Albert Thomas, 69424 Lyon Cedex 3, France
Neuroimage 15:318-28. 2002..Our results suggest that for normally functioning adults, imitating a gesture activates neural processing of the intention (or goal) underlying the observed action...