Mentalizing and Marr: An information processing approach to the study of social cognition

@article{Mitchell2006MentalizingAM,
  title={Mentalizing and Marr: An information processing approach to the study of social cognition},
  author={Jason P. Mitchell},
  journal={Brain Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={1079},
  pages={66-75}
}
To interact successfully, individuals must not only recognize one another as intentional agents driven primarily by internal mental states, but also possess a system for making reliable and useful inferences about the nature of those beliefs, feelings, goals, and dispositions. The ability to make such mental state inferences (i.e., to mentalize or mindread) is the central accomplishment of human social cognition. The present article suggests that our understanding of how humans go about making… CONTINUE READING
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