How We See Others: The Psychobiology of Schemas and Transference

Dan J. Stein
2009 CNS Spectrums  
ABSTRACTSocial cognition involves automatic and stimulus-driven processes; these may be important in mediating stereotypes in the community and schemas and transference in the clinic setting. Significant differences in self-related processing and other-related processing may also lead to important biases in our view of the other. The psychobiology of social cognition is gradually being delineated, and may be useful in understanding these phenomena, and in responding appropriately. In the
more » ... tely. In the clinic, schemas can be rigorously assessed, and schema-focused psychotherapy may be useful in a number of indications.
doi:10.1017/s1092852900020009 fatcat:xfvuyxgw4rf7lnxcmuxief56he