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Mindblindness : an essay on autism and theory of mind

Author: Simon Baron-Cohen
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1997, ©1995.
Series: Learning, development, and conceptual change.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text argues that specific neurocognitive mechanisms have evolved that result in "mindreading", an ability to interpret, for the most part unconsciously, non-verbal actions. It suggests that  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Baron-Cohen
ISBN: 026252225X 9780262522250
OCLC Number: 60654668
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Cambridge, Mass.] : MIT Press, 2003?
Description: xxii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mindblindness and mindreading --
Evolutionary psychology and social chess --
Mindreading: nature's choice --
Developing mindreading: the four steps --
Autism and mindblindness --
How brains read minds --
The language of the eyes --
Mindreading: back to the future.
Series Title: Learning, development, and conceptual change.
Other Titles: CogNet library.
Responsibility: Simon Baron-Cohen.

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"Wow! in this lucid, compelling book Simon Baron-Cohen guides us deepinto the realm of the mind...This fascinating book captures theexcitment of an emerging field, and advances that field." Henry M. Read more...

 
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