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Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science
Empirically analyzing empirical evidence One of the central goals in any scientific endeavor is to understand causality. Experiments that seek to demonstrate a cause/effect relation most oftenExpand
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Uniquely human social cognition
  • R. Saxe
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Neurobiology
  • 1 April 2006
Recent data identify distinct components of social cognition associated with five brain regions. In posterior temporal cortex, the extrastriate body area is associated with perceiving the form ofExpand
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Making sense of another mind: The role of the right temporo-parietal junction
Human adults conceive of one another as beings with minds, and attribute to one another mental states like perceptions, desires and beliefs. That is, we understand other people using a 'Theory ofExpand
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Action understanding as inverse planning
Humans are adept at inferring the mental states underlying other agents' actions, such as goals, beliefs, desires, emotions and other thoughts. We propose a computational framework based on BayesianExpand
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It's the Thought That Counts
Evidence from developmental psychology suggests that representing the contents of other people's thoughts and beliefs depends on a component of reasoning about other minds (theory of mind) that isExpand
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Differential selectivity for dynamic versus static information in face-selective cortical regions
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Neuroimaging studies have identified multiple face-selective regions in human cortex but the functional division of labor between these regions is not yet clear. Expand
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The neural basis of the interaction between theory of mind and moral judgment
Is the basis of criminality an act that causes harm, or an act undertaken with the belief that one will cause harm? The present study takes a cognitive neuroscience approach to investigating howExpand
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Understanding other minds: linking developmental psychology and functional neuroimaging.
Evidence from developmental psychology suggests that understanding other minds constitutes a special domain of cognition with at least two components: an early-developing system for reasoning aboutExpand
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Divide and conquer: A defense of functional localizers
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We explain the motivation for and advantages of the fROI approach, and we rebut the criticism of this method offered by Friston et al. Expand
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Anatomical connectivity patterns predict face-selectivity in the fusiform gyrus
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A fundamental assumption in neuroscience is that brain structure determines function. Expand
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