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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.
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.
His study of his own children has made him question some of his research in another pet area - theory of mind.