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Understanding Intentions in Social Interaction: The Role of the Anterior Paracingulate Cortex
Neuroimaging studies have identified the anterior paracingulate cortex (PCC) as the key prefrontal region subserving theory of mind. We adopt an evolutionary perspective hypothesizing that, inExpand
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Cognitive and affective Theory of Mind in neurodegenerative diseases: Neuropsychological, neuroanatomical and neurochemical levels
The paper reviews of all of the current evidence on Theory of Mind (ToM) abilities in patients with neurodegenerative diseases. ToM refers to the abilities to attribute mental states to others. TwoExpand
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Theory of mind ability in the behavioural variant of frontotemporal dementia: An analysis of the neural, cognitive, and social levels
The paper reviews convergent evidence on the ability to attribute mental states to one's self and to others (i.e., theory of mind, ToM) in patients affected by the behavioural variant ofExpand
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Theory of Mind in Parkinson's disease
The ability to infer other people's mental states (i.e. Theory of Mind, ToM) is a major topic of interest in various neurological and psychiatric disorders. However, it is only recently that thereExpand
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Intention Processing in Communication: A Common Brain Network for Language and Gestures
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A common brain network is recruited for the comprehension of communicative intentions independently of the modality through which they are conveyed; second, that additional brain areas are specifically recruited depending on the communicative modality. Expand
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Evidence of Social Understanding Impairment in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
The present study aims at clarifying the nature of the Theory of Mind (ToM) deficits associated with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ToM is the ability to attribute mental states such asExpand
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Emotion Processing in Parkinson’s Disease: A Three-Level Study on Recognition, Representation, and Regulation
Background Parkinson’s disease (PD) is characterised by well-known motor symptoms, whereas the presence of cognitive non-motor symptoms, such as emotional disturbances, is still underestimated. OneExpand
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Gender differences in cognitive Theory of Mind revealed by transcranial direct current stimulation on medial prefrontal cortex
Gender differences in social cognition are a long discussed issue, in particular those concerning Theory of Mind (ToM), i.e., the ability to explain and predict other people’s mental states. The aimExpand
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Simple and Complex Extralinguistic Communicative Acts
Simple and Complex Extralinguistic Communicative Acts Francesca M. Bosco (bosco@psych.unito.it) Katiuscia Sacco (sacco@psych.unito.it) Livia Colle (colle@psych.unito.it) Romina AngeleriExpand
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Effective connectivity gateways to the Theory of Mind network in processing communicative intention
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We tested the modality‐specific gateway hypothesis, by using DCM to measure inter‐regional functional integration dynamics between the IPN and LIFG/RIFG gateways. Expand
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