- Oxford Library of Psychology
- Oxford Library of Psychology
- About the Editors
- Introduction to The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience: Cognitive Neuroscience: Where Are We Now?
- Salience, State, and Expression: The Influence of Specific Aspects of Emotion on Attention and Perception
- Emotion: Generation or Construction?
- The Neuroscience of Emotion Regulation: Basic Mechanisms and Their Role in Development, Aging, and Psychopathology
- The Impact of Emotion on Cognition
- Genetics and Emotion
- Visceromotor Sensation and Control
- Development of Emotion and Social Reasoning in Adolescence
- Perception of Nonverbal Cues
- Face Recognition
- The Cognitive and Neural Basis of Impression Formation
- Theory of Mind: How Brains Think about Thoughts
- The Pleasures and Pains of Social Interactions: A Social Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective
- The Neural Underpinnings of the Experience of Empathy: Lessons for Psychopathy
- Mirror Neurons and the Perception–Action Link
- The Early Development of the Brain Bases for Social Cognition
- Conflict Monitoring and Cognitive Control
- Hierarchical Cognitive Control and the Functional Organization of the Frontal Cortex
- Decision Neuroscience
- Expectancies and Beliefs: Insights from Cognitive Neuroscience
- Cognitive Neuroscience of Numerical Cognition
- Psychopharmacology of Cognition
- Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Social Phobia Considered from a Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective
- The Neurobiology of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Epilogue to The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience Cognitive Neuroscience: Where Are We Going?
Abstract and Keywords
Adolescence can be seen as a period of pronounced cognitive advancements accompanied by significant changes in emotional and social behavior. Adolescents become more self-conscious and more focused on their social behavior and emotions. Recent studies have explored these changes in terms of brain maturation, brain function, and cognitive, emotional, and social development. This chapter examines the development of emotion and social reasoning in adolescence and how it is mediated by functionally different brain networks. It looks at brain maturation vis-à-vis developmental changes in reward processing, risk-taking, and social reasoning and proposes a working hypothesis that integrates neuroimaging data with behavioral studies. It also discusses use of the Ultimatum Game to probe social decision-making processes, along with the role of the insula, temporaparietal junction, and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in the development of emotion processing and social reasoning in adolescents.
Eveline A. Crone, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Institute of Psychology, Leiden University, Leiden, Germany
Berna Güroğlu is Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology and a principal investigator in the Brain and Development Laboratory at Leiden University. Her research focuses on the neurocognitive development of social decision making across childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood. She is particularly interested in the role of peer relationships and their links with socioemotional functioning.
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