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  • Theory of Mind

    A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience

    Edited by Rebecca Saxe, Simon Baron-Cohen

    Investigations of the neural basis of theory of mind - the ability to think about other people's thoughts - only recently became feasible; now, the number of such investigations and the sophistication of the results are accelerating dramatically. The articles in this special issue use a wide range…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Psychology Press

  • Simulation Theory

    A psychological and philosophical consideration

    By Tim Short

    Theory of Mind (ToM) is the term used for our ability to predict and explain the behaviour of ourselves and others. Accounts of this theory have so far fallen into two competing types: Simulation Theory and ‘Theory Theory’. In contrast with Theory Theory, Simulation Theory argues that we predict…

    Hardback – 2015-01-22
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

  • Epistemic Cognition and Development

    The Psychology of Justification and Truth

    By David Moshman

    Epistemic cognition, the philosophical core of metacognition, concerns people’s knowledge about the justification and truth of beliefs. Multiple literatures in psychology and education address aspects of epistemic cognition. In the absence of a coherent conceptual framework, however, these…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    Psychology Press

  • Rethinking Empathy through Literature

    Edited by Meghan Marie Hammond, Sue J. Kim

    In recent years, a growing field of empathy studies has started to emerge from several academic disciplines, including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. Because literature plays a central role in discussions of empathy across disciplines, reconsidering how literature relates to "…

    Hardback – 2014-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-13
    Routledge

  • Trust and Skepticism

    Children's selective learning from testimony

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Robinson, Shiri Einav

    Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people deceive deliberately. As soon as children can learn from what others tell them, they…

    Paperback – 2014-04-09
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

  • Social Understanding and Social Lives

    From Toddlerhood through to the Transition to School

    By Claire Hughes

    Winner of the British Psychological Society Book Award (Academic Monograph category) 2013! Over the past thirty years, researchers have documented a remarkable growth in children’s social understanding between toddlerhood and the early school years. However, it is still unclear why some children’s…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Collective Learning for Transformational Change

    A Guide to Collaborative Action

    By Valerie A. Brown, Judith A. Lambert

    This step by step guide is for those seeking to undertake a transformational change process based on strong collaboration among diverse interests. Guiding transformational change goes beyond small changes to an existing system. It leads to lasting change in the system itself. The collective…

    Paperback – 2013-05-30
    Routledge

  • Mindreaders

    The Cognitive Basis of "Theory of Mind"

    By Ian Apperly

    Theory of mind, or "mindreading" as it is termed in this book, is the ability to think about beliefs, desires, knowledge and intentions. It has been studied extensively by developmental and comparative psychologists and more recently by neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists. This book is the…

    Paperback – 2012-10-21
    Psychology Press

  • The Development of Social Cognition and Communication

    Edited by Bruce D. Homer, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    For young children, two of the most important tasks they face are learning how to communicate and learning how to think about themselves and the social world around them. The premise of this book is that these two tasks are inherently linked. The communicative routines and language that children…

    Paperback – 2012-08-15
    Psychology Press

  • Art and Human Development

    Edited by Constance Milbrath, Cynthia Lightfoot

    This interdisciplinary volume explores art, its development, and its role in the construction of knowledge. Presenting theory and research on artistic development as a cultural and creative endeavor, contributors examine the origins of human art during the Paleolithic cultural revolution, as part…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26
    Psychology Press
    Jean Piaget Symposia Series

  • Theory of Mind

    Beyond the Preschool Years

    By Scott A. Miller

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of the burgeoning literature on theory of mind (TOM) after the preschool years and the first to integrate this literature with other approaches to the study of social understanding.  By highlighting the relationship between early and…

    Paperback – 2012-04-05
    Psychology Press

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