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Tirassa, Maurizio and Bosco, Francesca M. And Colle, Livia (2006) Sharedness and Privateness in Human Early Social Life. [Journal (Paginated)] (2006)
This research is concerned with the innate predispositions underlying human intentional communication. Human communication is currently defined as a circular and overt attempt to modify a partner's mental states. This requires each party involved to posse ss the ability to represent and understand the other's mental states, a capability which is commonly referred to as mindreading, or theory of mind (ToM). The relevant experimental literature agrees that no such capability is to be found in the human speci es at least during the first year of life, and possibly later. This paper aims at advancing a solution to this theoretical problem. We propose to consider sharedness as the basis for intentional communication in the infant and to view it as a primitive, i nnate component of her cognitive architecture. Communication can then build upon the mental grounds that the infant takes as shared with her caregivers. We view this capability as a theory of mind in a weak sense.›.
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Francesca M. Bosco, Livia Colle, Silvia De Fazio, Adele Bono, Saverio Ruberti & Maurizio Tirassa (2009). Th.O.M.A.S.: An Exploratory Assessment of Theory of Mind in Schizophrenic Subjects. Cogprints 18 (1):306-319.
Francesca M. Bosco, Ilaria Gabbatore & Maurizio Tirassa (2014). A Broad Assessment of Theory of Mind in Adolescence: The Complexity of Mindreading. Consciousness and Cognition 24:84-97.
Nicoletta Castellino, Francesca M. Bosco, William L. Marshall, Liam E. Marshall & Fabio Veglia (2011). Mindreading Abilities in Sexual Offenders: An Analysis of Theory of Mind Processes. Consciousness and Cognition 20 (4):1612-1624.
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