Severe impairment in grammar does not preclude theory of mind.

  title={Severe impairment in grammar does not preclude theory of mind.},
  author={Rosemary A. Varley and Michael Siegal and Stephen C Want},
  volume={7 6},
Debates about the role of language in human thinking are increasingly prominent in the cognitive sciences. There are claims that certain forms of reasoning can only be performed through access to the resources of the language faculty. In particular, a component of social cognition involving the representation of the mental states of others ('theory of mind' reasoning) has been claimed necessarily to involve propositions of natural language. A recent case study reported a man (SA) with severe… CONTINUE READING

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