A new study adds to growing evidence that infants possess a basic theory of mind. Neuroimaging reveals the temporal parietal junction, an area of the brain associated with theory of mind, responds similarly in infants and adults when watching videos of actors expressing different mental states.
Researchers implicate the posterior superior temporal sulcus in our ability to process social interactions efficiently.
If there is a specific goal they want to accomplish, psychopaths are able to consider the thoughts of others, a new study reveals.
A new study reports the brain network that controls theory of mind, the ability to interpret the thoughts of others, is already developed in children as young as three.
A new study reveals an early origin for certain social phenomena, including dehumanizing and bias between social groups.
While it is easy for most of us to read the emotions of those around us at a given time, researchers suggest that people are also skilled at predicting future emotions in others, thanks to a mental model of emotional transitions.
Researchers discover brain areas in primates exclusively dedicated to analyzing social interactions.