"Are we still talking about the same thing?" MEG reveals perspective-taking in response to pragmatic violations, but not in anticipation

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The current study investigates whether mentalizing, or taking the perspective of your interlocutor, plays an essential role throughout a conversation or whether it is mostly used in reaction to misunderstandings. This study is the first to use a brain-imaging method, MEG, to answer this question. In a first phase of the experiment, MEG participants… (More)

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