Theory of mind and executive functions in normal human aging and Parkinson's disease.

@article{Saltzman2000TheoryOM,
  title={Theory of mind and executive functions in normal human aging and Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Jon Saltzman and Esther Strauss and Michael Hunter and Sarah L. Archibald},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2000},
  volume={6 7},
  pages={781-8}
}
Although the majority of research in theory of mind (TOM) has focused on young children or individuals with autism, recent investigations have begun to look at TOM throughout the lifespan and in other neurological and psychiatric populations. Some have suggested that TOM may represent a dissociable, modular brain system that is related to, but separable, from other brain functions including executive functions (EF). Recently, studies have shown that TOM performance can be compromised following… CONTINUE READING

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