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Connectivity profiles reveal the relationship between brain areas for social cognition in human and monkey temporoparietal cortex.

Abstract:

The human ability to infer the thoughts and beliefs of others, often referred to as "theory of mind," as well as the predisposition to even consider others, are associated with activity in the temporoparietal junction (TPJ) area. Unlike the case of most human brain areas, we have little sense of whether or how TPJ is related to brain areas in other nonhuman primates. It is not possible to address this question by looking for similar task-related activations in nonhuman primates because there ...

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10.1073/pnas.1302956110

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Volume:
110
Issue:
26
Pages:
10806-10811
Publication date:
2013-06-05
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
URN:
uuid:9df03398-410d-4d31-9d33-fb36671171a0
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407439
Local pid:
pubs:407439

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