Attributing intentions to random motion engages the posterior superior temporal sulcus.

@article{Lee2014AttributingIT,
  title={Attributing intentions to random motion engages the posterior superior temporal sulcus.},
  author={Su Mei Lee and Tao Gao and Gregory McCarthy},
  journal={Social cognitive and affective neuroscience},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={81-7}
}
The right posterior superior temporal sulcus (pSTS) is a neural region involved in assessing the goals and intentions underlying the motion of social agents. Recent research has identified visual cues, such as chasing, that trigger animacy detection and intention attribution. When readily available in a visual display, these cues reliably activate the pSTS… CONTINUE READING