Study reveals women have higher activation in sensory areas of the brain associated with pain compared to males when witnessing another person suffering.
Researchers say people may be over estimating the cognitive abilities of dogs. A new study reveals dog intelligence is matched with that of other domestic animals, social hunters and carnivores.
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A new study reports the preference for a child to cradle dolls on the left side have higher social cognitive ability than those with right cradling bias.
According to researchers, when people are aware they are being observed, brain areas associated with social awareness and reward activate a part of the brain that affects motor control, helping them to perform better at skilled tasks.
While it is easy for most of us to read the emotions of those around us at a given time, researchers suggest that people are also skilled at predicting future emotions in others, thanks to a mental model of emotional transitions.
Researchers discover brain areas in primates exclusively dedicated to analyzing social interactions.