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6th Annual Meeting of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society

April 12-13, 2013
San Francisco, CA

A meeting to promote social and affective neuroscience

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Note: This is not a Greater Good Science event.

Attendees can expect symposia, poster sessions and keynote speakers presenting research that investigates the neural basis of social and affective processes. The program will include topics such as:

  • Mentalizing & Joint Attention
  • Social Networks & Reward
  • Motivated Perception
  • Intergroup Processes
  • Emotion & Regulation
  • Communicating About Neuroscience
  • Health & Risk Behaviors
  • Clinical Applications & Connectivity

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