Mindblindness: An Essay on Autism and Theory of Mind

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In Mindblindness, Simon Baron-Cohen presents a model of the evolution and development of "mindreading." He argues that we mindread all the time, effortlessly, automatically, and mostly unconsciously. It is the natural way in which we interpret, predict, and participate in social behavior and communication. We ascribe mental states to people: states such as thoughts desires, knowledge, and intentions. Building on many years of research, Baron-Cohen concludes that children with autism suffer from "mindblindness" as a result ...

Mindblindness: An Essay on Autism and Theory of Mind 1997, Bradford Book, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262522250

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Mindblindness: An Essay on Autism and Theory of Mind 1995, MIT Press (MA), Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780262023849

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