Theory of mind is an intuition most of us are born with (some birds and animals may have it to a limited extent), but it is often misconstrued.
What does TOM stand for?
TOM stands for Theory of Mind
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Theories include Maslow's hierarchy of needs, flow, mindfulness, personality trait and type theory, theory of mind and emotional intelligence, resilience, groupthink, attractiveness theory, behavioral interviewing, social loafing theory, social learning theory, and organizational justice.
Other studies have shown women to be more adept at theory of mind than men.
He argues that impairment of nonverbal communication is the fundamental disability in anyone on the autistic spectrum, and that many of the other hypotheses about the cause of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), such as central coherence or theory of mind, are either secondary to ASD or associated with another neurodevelopmental problem which affects only a proportion of people with an ASD.
Chapter 2 contains a critical discussion of functionalism as a philosophical theory of mind (or the nature of mental states).
Conceptual Atomism and the Computational Theory of Mind.
His study of his own children has made him question some of his research in another pet area - theory of mind.
The findings support the understanding of theory of mind in relation to the ability to understand false beliefs.