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Training social cognition: from imitation to Theory of Mind.

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Evidence for successful socio-cognitive training in typical adults is rare. This study attempted to improve Theory of Mind (ToM) and visual perspective taking in healthy adults by training participants to either imitate or to inhibit imitation. Twenty-four hours after training, all participants completed tests of ToM and visual perspective taking. The group trained to inhibit their tendency to imitate showed improved performance on the visual perspective-taking test, but not the ToM test. Nei...

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Santiesteban, I More by this author
Gilbert, SJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
Cognition
Volume:
122
Issue:
2
Pages:
228-235
Publication date:
2012-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-7838
ISSN:
0010-0277
URN:
uuid:5170007b-351d-46b4-86cc-c6c7e46afc28
Source identifiers:
239770
Local pid:
pubs:239770

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