Chapter 10. Do Children with ADHD Not Need Their Frontal Lobes for Theory of Mind? A Review of Brain Imaging and Neuropsychological Studies

  1. Martin Brüne2,
  2. Hedda Ribbert2 and
  3. Wulf Schiefenhövel3,4
  1. Winfried Kain and
  2. Josef Perner

Published Online: 1 SEP 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470867221.ch10

The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology

The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology

How to Cite

Kain, W. and Perner, J. (2003) Do Children with ADHD Not Need Their Frontal Lobes for Theory of Mind? A Review of Brain Imaging and Neuropsychological Studies, in The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology (eds M. Brüne, H. Ribbert and W. Schiefenhövel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470867221.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Centre for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1–3, D-44791 Bochum, Germany

  2. 3

    Human Ethology Group, Max-Planck-Society, Andechs, Centre for Human Sciences, University of Munich, Germany

  3. 4

    Human Ethology Group, Max-Planck-Society, Von-der-Tann-Strasse 3, D-82346 Andechs, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 SEP 2003
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470849606

Online ISBN: 9780470867228

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Brain Basis of Theory of Mind

  • Which Other Tasks Activate ‘ToM Areas’?

  • The Developmental Relationship between ToM and Executive Functions

  • ADHD, Executive Functions and ToM

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References