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  • The NeuroSocial Network

    Brain Blogger - 09/08/2011

    Social neuroscience is a rapidly growing discipline that examines the relationship between the brain and social behavior. The “€œsocial brain hypothesis”€ posits that, over evolutionary time, living in large, social groups favored the physical growth of brain regions important for social behavior. In non-human primates, some evidence indicates that the size of the amygdala is related to social behavior.