For questions relating to the study of social cognition; the encoding, storage, retrieval, and processing, of information relating to social situations; the neurological basis of social cognition and the disruption of social cognitive processes due to mental disorders.

Social cognition is the encoding, storage, retrieval, and processing, of information about social contexts. In social psychology, social cognition refers to a specific approach in which these processes are studied according to the methods of cognitive psychology and information processing theory.