Chapter

Imitation and Theory of Mind

Part VI. Social Processes

  1. Philip Gerrans PhD

Published Online: 30 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470478509.neubb002046

Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences

Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences

How to Cite

Gerrans, P. 2009. Imitation and Theory of Mind. Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences. VI:46.

Author Information

  1. University of Adelaide, Department of Philosophy, Adelaide, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 OCT 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Theory of Mind, Simulation, and Imitation
  • 2
    Theory of Mind: Behavioral Paradigms and Neural Correlates
  • 3
    Summary of Imaging Studies of Tom
  • 4
    Contagion, Imitation, Simulation
  • 5
    Contagion
  • 6
    Imitation
  • 7
    Simulation
  • 8
    Summary

Keywords:

  • theory of mind;
  • mindreading;
  • autism;
  • false belief test;
  • imitation;
  • simulation;
  • temporo-parietal junction;
  • superior temporal sulcus;
  • medial prefrontal cortex;
  • pretence;
  • inhibition;
  • mental time travel;
  • developmental disorder;
  • folk psychology