Illuminating the Dark Matter of Social Neuroscience: Considering the Problem of Social Interaction from Philosophical, Psychological, and Neuroscientific Perspectives

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Marisa ePrzyrembel; Jonathan eSmallwood; Michael ePauen; Tania eSinger;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,volume 6 (issn: 1662-5161, eissn: 1662-5161)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3380416, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00190, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2012.00190/full
  • Subject: Review Article | Theory of Mind | social cognition | Neuroscience | online/offline social cognition | second-person perspective | simulation | social neuroscience | problem of other minds | theory-theory | Interaction | social interaction | mentalizing | online / offline mentalizing | stimulus independent thoughts

Successful human social interaction depends on our capacity to understand other people's mental states and to anticipate how they will react to our actions. Despite its importance to the human condition, the exact mechanisms underlying our ability to understand another'... View more
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