Mindblindness: An Essay on Autism and Theory of Mind download free [PDF and Ebook] by Simon Baron Cohen

Mindblindness: An Essay on Autism and Theory of Mind download free [PDF and Ebook] by Simon Baron Cohen year 1997
  • Book name: Mindblindness: An Essay on Autism and Theory of Mind
  • Author: Simon Baron Cohen
  • Release date: 1997/12/27
  • Publisher: MIT PRESS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Medical
  • ISBN: 9780262522250
  • Rating: 8.08 of 10
  • Votes: 866
  • Review by: Sadie Stjohn
  • Review rating: 8.27 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/31
  • Total pages: 198
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In Mindblindness, Simon Baron-Cohen presents a model of the evolution and development of 'mindreading.' He argues that we mindread all the time, effortlessly, automatically, and mostly unconsciously. It is the natural way in which we interpret, predict, and participate in social behavior and communication. We ascribe mental states to people: states such as thoughts, desires, knowledge, and intentions.Building on many years of research, Baron-Cohen concludes that children with autism, suffer from 'mindblindness' as a result of a selective impairment in mindreading. For these children, the world is essentially devoid of mental things.Baron-Cohen develops a theory that draws on data from comparative psychology, from developmental, and from neuropsychology. He argues that specific neurocognitive mechanisms have evolved that allow us to mindread, to make sense of actions, to interpret gazes as meaningful, and to decode 'the language of the eyes.'A Bradford Book
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H29M5S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Physiological & Neuro-psychology, Biopsychology, Cognition & Cognitive Psychology, Child & Developmental Psychology, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Psychological Theory & Schools Of Thought
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 32.47 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x11mm
  • Weight: 295g
  • Printed by: Bradford Books
  • Published in: Massachusetts, United States
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