Social Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective for Unification Psychology

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As a direct part of these disciplines which focuses on human’s soul and mind, psychology has a history of more than one hundred years. However, there are still many people who have lots of doubts for psychology, especially on the division and integration of psychology which dates back to Spence (1987). Many studies in the past have sought for many paradigms to integrate psychology, but they failed, such as cognitive psychology paradigm. One challenge to the traditional perspective comes from works of social cognitive neuroscience. More and more specific studies showed that social cognitive neuroscience can integrate psychological science. Therefore, increasing psychologists, including theoretical psychologists focus their sights on social cognitive neuroscience. The article gave an overview analysis to those problems, including the integration from social cognitive neuroscience is possible and its prospect framework of integration

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Shen, W. , Liu, C. & Yuan, Y. (2011). Social Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective for Unification Psychology. Psychology, 2, 841-845. doi: 10.4236/psych.2011.28128.

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