The Neural Basis of Mentalizing

Abstract

Mentalizing refers to our ability to read the mental states of other agents and engages many neural processes. The brain's mirror system allows us to share the emotions of others. Through perspective taking, we can infer what a person currently believes about the world given their point of view. Finally, the human brain has the unique ability to represent… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2006.05.001

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