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The Jepson School of Leadership Studies hosted The Jepson Colloquium “For the Greater Good of All: Perspectives on Individualism, Society and Leadership” during which, on January 23, 2010, Joan Chiao, presented “Cultural Neuroscience and the Collective Good.” During the talk, Chiao introduces the field, as well as concepts and methodologies and explains how cultural neuroscience findings can be applied.
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Categories : cultural neuroscience, introduction to cultural neuroscience
What is Cultural Neuroscience?
The term “cultural neuroscience” was coined by Joan Chiao, a former graduate student of Nalini Ambady at Harvard University. It describes an emerging interdisciplinary field focused on investigating the multidirectional interactions between culture, mind, genes and the brain (Chiao & Ambady, 2007 in the Handbook of Cultural Psychology, edited by Kitayama and Cohen). The relationship is not assumed to be unidirectional because cultural practices adapt to neurobiological constraints on the one hand and human neurobiology adapts to cultural experience on the other (Ambady & Bharucha, 2009). Read the rest of this entry »