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Testing the domain-specificity of belief reasoning In press with Cognition, published by Elsevier
 

Summary: Testing the domain-specificity of belief reasoning
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In press with Cognition, published by Elsevier
Testing the domain-specificity of a theory of mind deficit in brain-injured
patients: evidence for consistent performance on non-verbal, "reality-
unknown" false belief and false photograph tasks
Ian A. Apperly, Dana Samson, Claudia Chiavarino, Wai-Ling Bickerton, and
Glyn W. Humphreys
University of Birmingham, U.K.
Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Ian Apperly,
School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham,
B15 2TT, UK. E-mail: i.a.apperly@bham.ac.uk
Testing the domain-specificity of belief reasoning
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Abstract
To test the domain-specificity of "theory of mind" abilities we compared
the performance of a case-series of 11 brain-lesioned patients on a recently-
developed test of false belief reasoning (Apperly, Samson, Chiavarino &
Humphreys, 2004) and on a matched false photograph task, which did not
require belief reasoning and which addressed problems with existing false

  

Source: Apperly, Ian - School of Psychology, University of Birmingham

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine