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doi:10.1093/brain/awh464 Brain Page 1 of 10 Seeing it my way: a case of a selective deficit in

Summary: doi:10.1093/brain/awh464 Brain Page 1 of 10
Seeing it my way: a case of a selective deficit in
inhibiting self-perspective
Dana Samson, Ian A. Apperly, Umalini Kathirgamanathan and Glyn W. Humphreys
Correspondence to: Dana Samson, Behavioural Brain Sciences
Centre, School of Psychology--Hills Building, University of
Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
E-mail: d.samson@bham.ac.uk
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Little is known about the functional and neural
architecture of social reasoning, one major obstacle
being that we crucially lack the relevant tools to test
potentially different social reasoning components. In
the case of belief reasoning, previous studies have tried
to separate the processes involved in belief reasoning per
se from those involved in the processing of the high incid-
ental demands such as the working memory demands of
typical belief tasks. In this study, we developed new belief
tasks in order to disentangle, for the first time, two per-


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


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