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Question 1: However, the fact that the ________ and temporoparietal junction are necessary for theory of mind tasks does not imply that these regions are specific to that function.
Human brainPrefrontal cortexFrontal lobeCingulate cortex

Question 2: This is a contentious issue because of the problem of inferring from ________ the existence of thinking, of the existence of a concept of self or self-awareness, or of particular thoughts.
EthologyZoologyOrnithologyNeuroethology

Question 3: Several neuroimaging studies have looked at the neural basis theory of mind impairment in subjects with ________ and high-functioning autism (HFA).
Tourette syndromeAsperger syndromePervasive developmental disorderRett syndrome

Question 4: [1] Though there are philosophical approaches to issues raised in such discussions, theory of ________ as such is distinct from the philosophy of mind.
AristotleMonismMindGottfried Leibniz

Question 5: Theory of mind is the ability to attribute mental states—________, intents, desires, pretending, knowledge, etc.—to oneself and others and to understand that others have beliefs, desires and intentions that are different from one's own.
EpistemologyDeterminismBeliefCausality

Question 6: Theory of mind is a ________ insofar as the mind is not directly observable.
TheoryEmpiricismMathematicsScientific method

Question 7: The emerging field of ________ has also begun to address this debate, by imaging humans while performing tasks demanding the understanding of an intention, belief or other mental state.
Social neuroscienceSociety for social neuroscienceJohn CacioppoPsychology







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