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Conceptualizing degrees of theory of mind

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Successful navigation of the social world requires making accurate inferences about the contents of other people’s minds, being able to represent in one’s own mind the thoughts, beliefs, and intentions of another. This “theory of mind” (ToM) ability allows us to explain and predict others’ behavior in terms of their mental states (1). As reported in PNAS, Bio et al. (2) show that when prompted to adopt the visual perspective of a cartoon agent participants demonstrated the same spatial bias a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1073/pnas.1722396115

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
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Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Journal website
Volume:
115
Issue:
7
Pages:
1408-1410
Publication date:
2018-02-13
Acceptance date:
2018-01-22
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EISSN:
0027-8424
ISSN:
1091-6490
Pubs id:
pubs:820966
URN:
uri:891c99c4-c0ad-4ed1-a129-f3308b176f6a
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uuid:891c99c4-c0ad-4ed1-a129-f3308b176f6a
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pubs:820966
Paper number:
7

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