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The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain, Second Edition
Cozolino, Louis
Norton Professional Books / Hardcover / 2014-03-01 / 0393707822
TIRP Texts / Neuroscience
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A revised edition of the best-selling text on how relationships build our brains.

An exploration of human relationships as understood through basic concepts of interpersonal neurobiology. This revised edition reflects the wealth of social neuroscience research just out, including how mirror neurons, the polyvagal theory, and epigenetics affect the architecture and development of brain systems and, in turn, how we interact with others.


Introduction — I, Me, Mine

Part 1: The Emergence of Social Neuroscience: An Overview
1. The Social Brain
2. The Evolving Brain

Part II : The Social Brain Structures and Functions
3. The Developing Brain
4. The Social Brain: A Thumbnail Sketch
5. Social and Emotional Laterality

Part III : Building the Social Synapse
6. Experience-Dependent Plasticity: The Science of Epigenetics
7. Reflexes and Instincts: Jumpstarting Attachment
8. Addicted to Love
9. Implicit Social Memory
10. Ways of Attaching

Part IV: I See You
11. I’ve Just Seen a Face
12. Getting to Know You
13. Monkey See, Monkey Do: Imitation and Mirror Neurons
14. Resonance, Attunement, and Empathy

Part V: The Power of Relationships
15. Sociostasis: How Relationships Regulate Our Brains
16. The Impact of Early Stress
17. Interpersonal Trauma Part VI: Disorders of the Social Brain
18. Social Phobia: When Others Trigger Fear
19. Borderline Personality Disorder: When Attachment Fails
20. Psychopathy: The Antisocial Brain
21. Autism: The Asocial Brain Part VII : Social Neural Plasticity
22. Self and Others
23. From Neurons to Narratives
24. Healing Relationships
25. From Social Brain to Group Mind

About the Author:

Louis Cozolino, PhD, is a professor of psychology at Pepperdine University and a private practitioner. He is the author of The Healthy Aging Brain, The Neuroscience of Human Relationships, The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy, and The Making of a Therapist. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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