Originally Posted by Brad
And this is in the science section because..?
Categories of behavioural sciences
Behavioural sciences can be divided into two academic fields: neural (information sciences) and social (relational sciences).
Information processing sciences deal with information processing of stimuli from the social environment by cognitive entities, to engage in decision making, social judgement and social perception for individual functioning and survival of organism in a social environment. Psychology, cognitive science, psychobiology, neural networks, social cognition, social psychology, semantic networks, ethology and social neuroscience are classified as information processing sciences.
On the other hand, relational sciences deals with relationships, interaction, communication networks, associations and relational strategies or dynamics among organisms or cognitive entities in a social system. sociological social psychology, social networks, dynamic network analysis, agent-based model and microsimulation are classified as relational sciences.