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(p. 297) Theory of mind 

(p. 297) Theory of mind
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(p. 297) Theory of mind
Author(s):

Sarah E. MacPherson

, Sergio Della Sala

, Simon R. Cox

, Alessandra Girardi

, and Matthew H. Iveson

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199669523.003.0010
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date: 17 September 2019

Tasks devised to assess theory of mind abilities are considered. The findings from neuropsychological and neuroimaging studies are discussed as evidence for localization of theory of mind processes in frontal subregions. Evidence for the influence of healthy adult aging on theory of mind is also described.

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