Jean Decety

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Physicians down-regulate their pain empathy response: an event-related brain potential study
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Neuroimage 50:1676-82. 2010
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint The complex relation between morality and empathy
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Trends Cogn Sci 18:337-9. 2014
  4. pmc What are you feeling? Using functional magnetic resonance imaging to assess the modulation of sensory and affective responses during empathy for pain
    Claus Lamm
    Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e1292. 2007
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Brain response to empathy-eliciting scenarios involving pain in incarcerated individuals with psychopathy
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:638-45. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The speed of morality: a high-density electrical neuroimaging study
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:3068-72. 2012
  8. doi request reprint A neurobehavioral evolutionary perspective on the mechanisms underlying empathy
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Prog Neurobiol 98:38-48. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Putting together phylogenetic and ontogenetic perspectives on empathy
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, United States
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 2:1-24. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications73

  1. doi request reprint Physicians down-regulate their pain empathy response: an event-related brain potential study
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, IL, USA
    Neuroimage 50:1676-82. 2010
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  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint The complex relation between morality and empathy
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Trends Cogn Sci 18:337-9. 2014
    ..To better understand such relations, we propose abandoning the catchall term of empathy in favor of more precise concepts, such as emotional sharing, empathic concern, and affective perspective-taking. ..
  4. pmc What are you feeling? Using functional magnetic resonance imaging to assess the modulation of sensory and affective responses during empathy for pain
    Claus Lamm
    Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e1292. 2007
    ..This study investigated how two different top-down mechanisms - attention and cognitive appraisal - affect the perception of pain in others and its neural underpinnings...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Brain response to empathy-eliciting scenarios involving pain in incarcerated individuals with psychopathy
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:638-45. 2013
    ..However, neural processes associated with empathic processing have not yet been directly examined in psychopathy, especially in response to the perception of other people in pain and distress...
  7. doi request reprint The speed of morality: a high-density electrical neuroimaging study
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Neurophysiol 108:3068-72. 2012
    ..They also demonstrate that emotion acts as a gain antecedent to moral judgment by alerting the individual to the moral salience of a situation and provide evidence for the pervasive role of affect in moral sensitivity and reasoning...
  8. doi request reprint A neurobehavioral evolutionary perspective on the mechanisms underlying empathy
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Prog Neurobiol 98:38-48. 2012
    ..Considering empathy within a framework that recognizes both the continuities and the changes within a phylogenetic perspective provides a richer understanding of empathy and related neurobehavioral processes...
  9. doi request reprint Putting together phylogenetic and ontogenetic perspectives on empathy
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, United States
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 2:1-24. 2012
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  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint The neuroevolution of empathy
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1231:35-45. 2011
    ..Moreover, empathy in humans is assisted by other domain-general high-level cognitive abilities, such as executive functions, mentalizing, and language, which expand the range of behaviors that can be driven by empathy...
  12. 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...
  13. 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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  14. doi request reprint From emotion resonance to empathic understanding: a social developmental neuroscience account
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, University of Chicago, 5848 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 20:1053-80. 2008
    ..Synthesizing these two domains also contributes to a better characterization of developmental psychopathologies that impacts the development of effective treatment strategies...
  15. pmc Atypical empathic responses in adolescents with aggressive conduct disorder: a functional MRI investigation
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    Biol Psychol 80:203-11. 2009
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that youth with aggressive CD exhibit an atypical pattern of neural response to viewing others in pain that should be explored in further studies...
  16. doi request reprint Social context and perceived agency affects empathy for pain: an event-related fMRI investigation
    Yuko Akitsuki
    Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, University of Chicago, 5848 S University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Neuroimage 47:722-34. 2009
    ..Our results contribute to a better understanding of the neural mechanisms underpinning implicit moral reasoning that concern actions that can harm other people...
  17. doi request reprint The blame game: the effect of responsibility and social stigma on empathy for pain
    Jean Decety
    Departmentof Psychology, The University of Chicago, 5848 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:985-97. 2010
    ..The present study reveals that empathic resonance is moderated early in information processing by a priori attitudes toward the target group...
  18. doi request reprint Imagining being the agent of actions that carry different moral consequences: an fMRI study
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    Neuropsychologia 49:2994-3001. 2011
    ..Results from this study can inform new strategies both for therapeutic interventions for patients with socioemotional disorders and the education of medical practitioners...
  19. doi request reprint The contribution of emotion and cognition to moral sensitivity: a neurodevelopmental study
    Jean Decety
    Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:209-20. 2012
    ..The findings support the view that negative emotion alerts the individual to the moral salience of a situation by bringing discomfort and thus can serve as an antecedent to moral judgment...
  20. pmc The neurodevelopment of empathy in humans
    Jean Decety
    Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Dev Neurosci 32:257-67. 2010
    ..It can also benefit our understanding of both typical and atypical development...
  21. doi request reprint Neurodevelopmental changes in the circuits underlying empathy and sympathy from childhood to adulthood
    Jean Decety
    Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, Department of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Dev Sci 13:886-99. 2010
    ..Further, these data provide evidence for partially distinct neural mechanisms subserving empathy and sympathy, and demonstrate the usefulness of a developmental neurobiological approach to the new emerging area of moral neuroscience...
  22. pmc In the eye of the beholder: individual differences in perceived social isolation predict regional brain activation to social stimuli
    John T Cacioppo
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:83-92. 2009
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  23. doi request reprint How do we empathize with someone who is not like us? A functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Claus Lamm
    The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:362-76. 2010
    ..Our findings have important implications for the understanding and promotion of empathy, demonstrating that regulation of one's egocentric perspective is crucial for understanding others...
  24. 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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  25. doi request reprint Unbroken mirror neurons in autism spectrum disorders
    Yang Teng Fan
    Institute of Neuroscience, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:981-8. 2010
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  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. pmc Passive and motivated perception of emotional faces: qualitative and quantitative changes in the face processing network
    Laurie R Skelly
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40371. 2012
    ..These within-subject effects highlight the necessity to consider motivation when interpreting neural function in special populations, and to further explore the effect of task demands on face processing in healthy brains...
  29. doi request reprint Age-related sex differences in explicit measures of empathy do not predict brain responses across childhood and adolescence
    Kalina J Michalska
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, United States
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 3:22-32. 2013
    ..Findings are also discussed in terms of discrepancies in the methods used to assess affective responding and how they relate to the multi-faceted construct of empathy...
  30. pmc Empathic responsiveness in amygdala and anterior cingulate cortex in youths with psychopathic traits
    Abigail A Marsh
    Department of Psychology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:900-10. 2013
    ..This suggests that psychopathic traits may also impair empathic pain sensitivity. However, whether psychopathic traits affect responses to the pain of others versus the self has not been previously assessed...
  31. doi request reprint Dissociation between affective sharing and emotion understanding in juvenile psychopaths
    Yawei Cheng
    National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
    Dev Psychopathol 24:623-36. 2012
    ..Their capacity to understand intentionality, however, was not affected. Such uncoupling between affective arousal and emotion understanding may contribute to instigating aggressive behaviors in juvenile psychopaths...
  32. doi request reprint Love hurts: an fMRI study
    Yawei Cheng
    Institute of Neuroscience, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuroimage 51:923-9. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that intimacy affects the bottom-up information processing involved in empathy, as indicated by greater overlap between neural representations of the self and the other...
  33. doi request reprint Is the extrastriate body area (EBA) sensitive to the perception of pain in others?
    Claus Lamm
    Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:2369-73. 2008
    ..However, activation during the perception of painful stimuli was not different from signal changes during perception of the control stimuli. This suggests that EBA is not specifically involved in empathy for pain...
  34. 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...
  35. pmc Preliminary genetic imaging study of the association between estrogen receptor-α gene polymorphisms and harsh human maternal parenting
    Benjamin B Lahey
    Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, USA
    Neurosci Lett 525:17-22. 2012
    ..This suggests testable hypotheses regarding a biological pathway between genetic variants and dysfunctional human maternal parenting...
  36. pmc Social neuroscience: challenges and opportunities in the study of complex behavior
    John T Cacioppo
    Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, University of Chicago, 5848 S University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1224:162-73. 2011
    ..Examples of how social neuroscience is contributing to our understanding of the functions of the brain and nervous system are described, and societal implications of social neuroscience are considered...
  37. doi request reprint Atypical development of white matter microstructure in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders
    Yawei Cheng
    Institute of Neuroscience, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neuroimage 50:873-82. 2010
    ..Our findings indicate that the frontal lobe exhibits abnormal WM microstructure as well as an aberrant neurodevelopment during adolescence in ASD, which support the frontal disconnectivity theory of autism...
  38. ncbi request reprint The Good, the bad, and the just: justice sensitivity predicts neural response during moral evaluation of actions performed by others
    Keith J Yoder
    Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637
    J Neurosci 34:4161-6. 2014
    ..Together, this study provides important knowledge in how individual differences in justice sensitivity impact neural computations that support psychological processes involved in moral judgment and mental-state reasoning. ..
  39. doi request reprint Unconscious affective processing and empathy: an investigation of subliminal priming on the detection of painful facial expressions
    Makiko Yamada
    Department of Psychology and Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, The University of Chicago, 5848 S University Avenue, Chicago IL 60637, USA
    Pain 143:71-5. 2009
    ..The results of this study provide a deeper understanding of how fundamental the unconscious detection of pain is to the processes involved in the experience of empathy and sympathy...
  40. pmc Empathy and pro-social behavior in rats
    Inbal Ben-Ami Bartal
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Science 334:1427-30. 2011
    ..Thus, rats behave pro-socially in response to a conspecific's distress, providing strong evidence for biological roots of empathically motivated helping behavior...
  41. doi request reprint Voice and emotion processing in the human neonatal brain
    Yawei Cheng
    Institute of Neuroscience and Brain Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1411-9. 2012
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  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin receptor gene variation predicts empathic concern and autonomic arousal while perceiving harm to others
    Karen E Smith
    a Department of Psychology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Soc Neurosci 9:1-9. 2014
    ..GG homozygotes also expressed greater levels of empathic concern. These findings support the importance of the oxytocin receptor variation in emotional and physiological reactions to the affective experiences of other conspecifics...
  44. doi request reprint Aging is associated with changes in the neural circuits underlying empathy
    Yao Chu Chen
    Institute of Neuroscience and Brain Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Neurobiol Aging 35:827-36. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that the neural response associated with emotional empathy lessened with age, whereas the response to perceived agency is preserved. ..
  45. doi request reprint Neural processing of dynamic emotional facial expressions in psychopaths
    Jean Decety
    a Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Soc Neurosci 9:36-49. 2014
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  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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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  54. 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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  55. 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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  56. 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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  57. 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
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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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  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. 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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  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...