Theory Of Mind, Or Mindreading As It Is Termed In This Book, Is The Ability To Think About Beliefs, Desires, Knowledge And Intentions It Has Been Studied Extensively By Developmental And Comparative Psychologists And Recently By Neuroscientists And Cognitive Psychologists This Book Is The First To Draw Together These Diverse Findings In An Account Of The Cognitive Basis Of Theory Of Mind, And Establishes The Systematic Study Of These Abilities In Adults As A New Field Of Enquiry.Apperly Focuses On Perceptions, Knowledge And Beliefs As Paradigm Cases Of Mindreading, And Uses This As A Basis From Which General Lessons Can Be Drawn The Book Argues That An Account Of The Cognitive Basis Of Mindreading Is Necessary For Making Sense Of Findings From Neuroscience And Developmental And Comparative Psychology, As Well As For Understanding How Mindreading Fits Broadly Into The Cognitive System It Questions Standard Philosophical Accounts Of Mindreading, And Suggests A Move Away From The Notion That It Consists Simply Of Having A Theory Of Mind This Unique Study Into The Cognitive Basis Of Mindreading Will Be Ideal Reading For Academics And Advanced Students From The Diverse Disciplines That Have Studied Theory Of Mind In Particular, And Social Cognition Generally.
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- Ian Apperly
- 02 March 2017 Ian Apperly