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Theory of Mind

  • By: Nicholas D. Duran
  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Researchers have argued that a central cognitive process of deception is the ability to consider and make inferences about the mental states of others, including the beliefs, intentions, and knowledge that another may possess. Such an ability is commonly referred to ...

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