Social cognition, brain networks and schizophrenia.

  title={Social cognition, brain networks and schizophrenia.},
  author={Kendall H. Lee and Tom F. D. Farrow and Sean A. Spence and Peter W. R. Woodruff},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  volume={34 3},
BACKGROUND A better understanding of the neural basis of social cognition including mindreading (or theory of mind) and empathy might help to explain some deficits in social functioning in people with schizophrenia. Our aim was to review neuroimaging and neuropsychological studies on social cognition, as they may shed light on the neural mechanisms of social cognition and its dysfunction in patients with schizophrenia. METHOD A selective literature review was undertaken. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING


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