Social Neuroscience

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Social Neuroscience

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Psychology, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Although there is no specific pre-requisite for this class, it is highly recommended that students are familiar with basic terms in neuroscience as well as elementary statistics.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course will provide an introduction to a newly emerging field called Social Neuroscience. The course will review the fundamental neural bases underlying various emotional and cognitive processes guiding human behaviors particularly under social contexts, focusing on the representative examples of the up-to-date research in various domains. Rapidly accumulating new knowledge in brain science aided by recent technical advances has made significant impacts on diverse aspects of our human society including political and legal systems, economics, education, etc. This course will also include in-depth discussions about how our future society will be shaped by exponentially growing developments in brain science.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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