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Title Understanding other minds : perspectives from developmental cognitive neuroscience / edited by Simon Baron-Cohen, Helen Tager-Flusberg, and Donald J. Cohen
Edition Second edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000


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 W'PONDS  618.92 Bar/Uom 2000  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 530 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of contributors -- Part 1: Theory of mind in normal development and autism -- 1. Theory of mind and autism: a fifteen year review, Simon Baron-Cohen -- 2. Developing understandings of mind, Henry M. Wellman and Kristin H. Lagattuta -- 3. Early theories of mind: what the theory theory can tell us about autism, Alison Gopnik, Lisa Capps, and Andrew N. Meltzoff -- 4. Autism: deficits in folk psychology exist alongside superiority in folk physics, Simon Baron-Cohen -- 5. Language and theory of mind: what are the developmental relationships?, Jill de Villiers -- 6. Language and understanding minds: connections in autism, Helen Tager-Flusberg -- 7. Theory of mind and executive function: is there a developmental relationship?, Josef Perner and Birgit Lang -- 8. Pretending, imagery and self-awareness in autism, Paul L. Harris and Hilary J. Leevers -- 9. Parts and wholes, meaning and minds: central coherence and its relation to theory of mind, Francesca Happe -- 10. Aspects of autism that theory of mind cannot explain, Kate C. Plaisted -- Part 2: Theory of mind: neurobiological aspects -- 11. The role of the frontal lobes and the amygdala in theory of mind, Valerie E. Stone -- 12. How can studies of the monkey brain help us to understand 'theory of mind' and autism in humans?, Nathan J. Emery and David I. Perrett -- 13. Cerebral lateralization and theory of mind, Hiram Brownell et al. -- 14. The physiological basis of theory of mind: functional neuroimaging studies, Chris Frith and Uta Frith -- 15. Theory of mind in action: developmental perspectives on social neuroscience, Ami Klin, Robert Schultz, and Donald J. Cohen -- Part 3: Theory of mind: clinical aspects -- 16. Theory of mind in other clinical conditions: is a selective 'theory of mind' deficit exclusive to autism?, Rhiannon Corcoran -- 17. Theory of mind and the early diagnosis of autism, Tony Charman -- 18. Teaching theory of mind to individuals with autism, John Swettenham -- Part 4: Theory of mind: anthropological and evolutionary issues -- 19. Do chimpanzees use their gestures to instruct each other, Daniel J. Povinelli and Daniela K. O'Neill -- 20. Palaeoanthropological perspectives on the theory of mind, Steven Mithen -- 21. Culture and understanding other minds, Penelope G. Vinden and Janet Wilde Astington -- Index
Summary "The ten years since preparation of the first edition have seen dramatic growth in the fields of theory of mind, autism, and cognitive neuroscience. Extensively revised and including all new chapters, this new edition includes a whole section on the cognitive neuroscience of 'mind-reading', bringing together varied research methods such as functional neuro-imaging, single-cell recording, and neuropsychology."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Previous ed.: 1993
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Autism in children.
Philosophy of mind in children.
Autistic Disorder.
Developmental Biology.
Author Baron-Cohen, Simon.
Cohen, Donald J.
Tager-Flusberg, Helen.
LC no. 99037353
ISBN 0198524455 (paperback: acid-free paper)
0198524463 (hbk : acid-free paper)