Topics researched in cultural neuroscience

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One could object that individualism/collectivism and self-representation are particularly problematic subjects or that we confined ourselves to investigations that explicitly claim to be about “neural basis” (for a synthesis, see Zhu and Han 2008). After all, research has been carried out on topics such as perceptual processing (Kitayama et al. 2003), attentional modulation (Hedden et al. 2008), language (Tan et al. 2005; Lei, Akama, and Murphy 2014), music (Nan et al. 2008), number representation and mental calculation (Tang et al. 2006), emotional processes (Chiao et al. 2008), mental attribution (Tang et al. 2006), and self-representation and self-awareness (Han and Northoff 2008) [...]


[...] other topics, such as the default mode network; regulation and inhibition of feelings, thoughts, and actions; prejudice and dehumanization; and fundamental warmth and competence judgments (Ames and Fiske 2010), have been identified as up-and-coming research areas. Moreover, important integrative effort has been made concerning the neuroscience of intergroup and intercultural relations (Cikara and Van Bavel 2014, Warnick and Landis 2015).

Vidal, Fernando and Ortega, Francisco. Being Brains: Making the Cerebral Subject (Forms of Living)....

Find all the articles mentioned by Vidal and Ortega below:

Perceptual Processing

Kitayama, Shinobu, Sean Duffy, Tadashi Kawamura, and Jeff T. Larsen. 2003. “Perceiving an Object and...

Attentional Modulation

Hedden, Trey, et al. 2008. “Cultural Influences on Neural Substrates of Attentional Control.” Psycho...

Language

Tan, Li-Hai, Angela R. Laird, Karl Li, and Peter T. Fox. 2005. “Neuroanatomical Correlates of Phonol...Lei, Miaomei, Hiroyuki Akama, and Brian Murphy. 2014. “Neural Basis of Language Switching in the Bra...

Music

Nan, Yun, Thomas R. Knösche, Stefan Zysset, and Angela D. Friederici. 2008. “Cross-Cultural Music Ph...

Number Representation and Mental Calculation / Mental Attribution

Tang, Yi-yuan, Wutian Zhang, Kewei Chen, et al. 2006. “Arithmetic Processing in the Brain Shaped by...

Emotional Processes

Chiao, Joan Y., et al. 2008. “Cultural Specificity in Amygdale Response to Fear Faces.” Journal of C...

Self-Representation and Self-Awareness

Han, Shihui, and Georg Northoff. 2008. “Culture-Sensitive Neural Substrates of Human Cognition: A Tr...

Intergroup and Intercultural Relations

Cikara, Mina, and Jay J. Van Bavel. 2014. “The Neuroscience of Intergroup Relations: An Integrative...

Warnick, Jason E., and Dan Landis, eds. 2015. Neuroscience in Intercultural Contexts. New York: Spri...

Cover of the book by Warnick and Landis.

Other topics

Ames, Daniel L. and Susan T. Fiske. 2010. “Cultural Neuroscience.” Asian Journal of Social Psycholog...

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