Jean Decety is the Irving B. Harris Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Chicago. He is the coeditor of The Social Neuroscience of Empathy (MIT Press, 2007).
Books by this Editor
A Developmental Perspective
Recent research on the developmental origins of the social mind supports the view that social cognition is present early in infancy and childhood in surprisingly sophisticated forms. Developmental psychologists have found ingenious ways to test the social abilities of infants and young children, and neuroscientists have begun to study the neurobiological mechanisms that implement and guide early...