Eye movements reveal sustained implicit processing of others' mental states.

@article{Schneider2012EyeMR,
  title={Eye movements reveal sustained implicit processing of others' mental states.},
  author={Dana Allison Schneider and Andrew P Bayliss and Stefanie I. Becker and Paul E. Dux},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  year={2012},
  volume={141 3},
  pages={433-8}
}
The ability to attribute mental states to others is crucial for social competency. To assess mentalizing abilities, in false-belief tasks participants attempt to identify an actor's belief about an object's location as opposed to the object's actual location. Passing this test on explicit measures is typically achieved by 4 years of age, but recent eye movement studies reveal registration of others' beliefs by 7 to 15 months. Consequently, a 2-path mentalizing system has been proposed… CONTINUE READING

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