Exploring theory of mind after severe traumatic brain injury

@article{Muller2010ExploringTO,
  title={Exploring theory of mind after severe traumatic brain injury},
  author={François Muller and Audrey Simion and Elsa Reviriego and C{\'e}dric Gal{\'e}ra and Pierre-Alain Joseph},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={2010},
  volume={46},
  pages={1088-1099}
}
Previous studies have reported a dissociation between social behavioral impairments after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and relatively preserved performances in traditional tasks that investigate cognitive abilities. Theory of mind (ToM) refers to the ability to make inferences about other's mental states and use them to understand and predict others' behavior. We tested a group of 15 patients with severe TBI and 15 matched controls on a series of four verbal and non-verbal ToM tasks: the… CONTINUE READING

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