Contributions of the Prefrontal Cortex to Social Cognition and Moral Judgment Processes

Chad E. Forbes*, Joshua C. Poore, Jordan Grafman

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrom DNA to Social Cognition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9780470543962
StatePublished - Aug 25 2011


  • Medial prefrontal cortex (MPFC) and lateral PFC (LPFC) - interactions, implicit and explicit processes for attributional processes
  • Moral neuroscience and emotion - contributions of prefrontal cortex (PFC) to social cognition and moral judgment processes, traits predicated on PFC contributions
  • PFC, and social cognitive and moral judgment processes - "Social cognition," strategies individuals use, to make sense of themselves and the social world around them

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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