Jean Decety

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Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of feeling sympathy
    Jean Decety
    University of Washington Center for Mind, Brain and Learning, P O Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:127-38. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The functional architecture of human empathy
    Jean 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
  3. pmc The neural bases of cooperation and competition: an fMRI investigation
    Jean 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
  4. ncbi request reprint When the self represents the other: a new cognitive neuroscience view on psychological identification
    Jean Decety
    Social Cognitive Neuroscience, Center for Mind, Brain and Learning, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Conscious Cogn 12:577-96. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Motor cognition: a new paradigm to study self-other interactions
    Philip 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
  6. pmc Neural circuits involved in imitation and perspective-taking
    Philip 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Motivation modulates the activity of the human mirror-neuron system
    Yawei Cheng
    Department of Psychology, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cereb Cortex 17:1979-86. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint How do we perceive the pain of others? A window into the neural processes involved in empathy
    Philip L Jackson
    Social Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195 7988, USA
    Neuroimage 24:771-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Weaving the fabric of social interaction: articulating developmental psychology and cognitive neuroscience in the domain of motor cognition
    Jessica 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Empathy examined through the neural mechanisms involved in imagining how I feel versus how you feel pain
    Philip 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

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of feeling sympathy
    Jean 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint The functional architecture of human empathy
    Jean 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...
  3. pmc The neural bases of cooperation and competition: an fMRI investigation
    Jean 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint When the self represents the other: a new cognitive neuroscience view on psychological identification
    Jean 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Motor cognition: a new paradigm to study self-other interactions
    Philip 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...
  6. pmc Neural circuits involved in imitation and perspective-taking
    Philip 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Motivation modulates the activity of the human mirror-neuron system
    Yawei 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint How do we perceive the pain of others? A window into the neural processes involved in empathy
    Philip 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Weaving the fabric of social interaction: articulating developmental psychology and cognitive neuroscience in the domain of motor cognition
    Jessica 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Empathy examined through the neural mechanisms involved in imagining how I feel versus how you feel pain
    Philip 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...
  11. pmc What imitation tells us about social cognition: a rapprochement between developmental psychology and cognitive neuroscience
    Andrew 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Leader or follower? Involvement of the inferior parietal lobule in agency
    Thierry 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...
  13. pmc An fMRI study of imitation: action representation and body schema
    Thierry 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
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  14. ncbi request reprint Expertise modulates the perception of pain in others
    Yawei Cheng
    Department of Rehabilitation, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei 103, Taiwan
    Curr Biol 17:1708-13. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Social brain dysfunctions in schizophrenia: a review of neuroimaging studies
    Eric 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
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  16. ncbi request reprint Predicting the actions of others taps into one's own somatosensory representations--a functional MRI study
    Claus 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint The role of the right temporoparietal junction in social interaction: how low-level computational processes contribute to meta-cognition
    Jean 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Empathy and judging other's pain: an fMRI study of alexithymia
    Yoshiya 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
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  19. ncbi request reprint Human empathy through the lens of social neuroscience
    Jean 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
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  20. pmc Gender differences in the mu rhythm of the human mirror-neuron system
    Yawei 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint To what extent do we share the pain of others? Insight from the neural bases of pain empathy
    Philip L Jackson
    Ecole de psychologie and CIRRIS and CRULRG, Universite Laval, Quebec, Que, Canada
    Pain 125:5-9. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint The neural substrate of human empathy: effects of perspective-taking and cognitive appraisal
    Claus Lamm
    INSERM Unit 280, France
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:42-58. 2007
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  23. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of brain function during a nonverbal theory of mind task in schizophrenia
    Eric 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint What you believe versus what you think they believe: a neuroimaging study of conceptual perspective-taking
    Perrine Ruby
    INSERM U280, 151 Cours Albert Thomas, 69424 Lyon Cedex 3, France
    Eur J Neurosci 17:2475-80. 2003
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  25. ncbi request reprint Distinct areas in parietal cortex involved in long-term and short-term action planning: a PET investigation
    Perrine Ruby
    INSERM Unite 280, Lyon, France
    Cortex 38:321-39. 2002
    ..These results may help to better understand apraxia at the neurophysiological level...
  26. ncbi request reprint Feature uncertainty activates anterior cingulate cortex
    Szabolcs 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint The putative pheromone androstadienone activates cortical fields in the human brain related to social cognition
    Balazs 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of action attribution in schizophrenia
    Chloe 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint How would you feel versus how do you think she would feel? A neuroimaging study of perspective-taking with social emotions
    Perrine Ruby
    INSERM
    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...
  30. doi request reprint Who caused the pain? An fMRI investigation of empathy and intentionality in children
    Jean 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint The power of simulation: imagining one's own and other's behavior
    Jean 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Being the target of another's emotion: a PET study
    Bruno 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...
  33. doi request reprint The perception of pain in others suppresses somatosensory oscillations: a magnetoencephalography study
    Yawei Cheng
    Institute of Neuroscience, School of Life Science, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuroimage 40:1833-40. 2008
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  34. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in spinal excitability during observation of bipedal locomotion
    Yawei 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the human mirror system: a magnetoencephalography study
    Ya 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Does the end justify the means? A PET exploration of the mechanisms involved in human imitation
    Thierry 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...