Social cognition after head injury: sarcasm and theory of mind.

  title={Social cognition after head injury: sarcasm and theory of mind.},
  author={Shelley Channon and Asa Pellijeff and Andrea Rule},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={93 2},
Closed head injury (CHI) is associated with communication difficulties in everyday social interactions. Previous work has reported impaired comprehension of sarcasm, using sarcastic remarks where the intended meaning is the opposite of the sincere or literal meaning. Participants with CHI in the present study were assessed using two types of sarcastic items, those with a directly opposite meaning and those with an indirect, non-literal but not directly opposite meaning. The CHI group was… CONTINUE READING
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