For students attending the course Social and Affective Neuroscience course code 2QA346

This course takes you on a journey into one of the most dynamic realms of psychology - specifically, the exploration of how the brain shapes and enables our social and affective behaviors. We will examine key questions, such as how we learn from each other, when and in what ways social norms influence us, and how our communication and social decision-making unfold.


Information about the course

50% with 100% distance teaching. Teaching during the day with teacher support via the Canvas learning platform. On-line live lectures according to schedule during daytime Swedish time, and teacher support on KI:s learning platform. Some course elements are mandatory (!) and requires participation live, you find the schedule at the student web. Non-mandatory lectures are recorded and may be watched afterwards. Access to a computer with an internet connection is required. Examination takes place through written assignments and a digital exam online. 

Course period HT24: 2024-09-02-2024-11-10 

Admission and Registration

If you have been accepted in the first selection, please say YES to the offered place (response date is in the acceptance letter) by logging in and following the instructions on "My pages" on

Registration to keep your place and participate in the course is required. You register yourself in Ladok. The registration period for HT24 runs from 2024-08-12 - 2024-08-27. More information about webbregistrering. After the registration period has closed, contact the course administrator as soon as possible if you want to claim your place.


Student account and Canvas

Everyone who studies at KI gets a student account that gives access to a number of different services, including the learning platform Canvas, e-mail, library access, etc.  Activation of student accounts.


Schedulde will bee published closer to HT24

Course evaluation

Course evaluation takes place after the first course round HT24

Contact information

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Johanna Olsson

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