Complex social problems require a mix of empathy and perspective-changing to resolve.
Study reveals two different brain structures are implicated in implicit and explicit theory of mind, and both regions mature at different ages to fulfill their function. The supramarginal gyrus matures earlier, enabling theory of mind to occur slightly earlier than believed. Full ability for theory of mind occurs at age four when the temporoparietal junction matures.
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A new study reports there are cognitive benefits for children who learn to lie early in life. Researchers say children who learn to lie early have more self control, better executive function and improved theory of mind.
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A new study reports dogs can correctly interpret cues from humans to help find food they can not see.
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According to researchers, taller people are better at correctly identifying the location of targets in their middle distance vision.