A new study may provide clues as to how cooperative behavior could have evolved differently between men and women.
From age-related brain shrinkage that may affect our social cognition, to feeling more confident in our own skin, researchers investigate why older people appear to lose their "filter" when it comes to some social interactions.
Patients with schizophrenia show increased brain activity in central areas of the brain, but lower activity in the temporal sulcus when hearing metaphors.
A new study reports the oxytocin receptor plays a special role in the ability to remember faces.
A new study reports two year old children and dogs show similar patterns of social intelligence, more so than human children and chimps.
Study reports significant reduction in gray matter volume in brain regions associated with social cognition for up to two years following birth.
When people make eye contact with another person, their attention is immediately solicited and this causes a distortion in temporal perception. However, the shift in time perception does not change when people glance at non-social items or objects.
A new study provides insight into basic features of human cognition; how we understand and evaluate other creatures.
A new study sheds doubt on existing theories of ape social cognition. Researchers argue it is possible apes and humans are equally capable in some aspects of social cognition, such as social signaling. The study concludes it is essential to not just consider evolution, but also environmental factors when researching ape-human differences.