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›› 2004, Vol. 12 ›› Issue (5): 723-728.

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Relationship between Theory of Mind and Executive Functioning from the Perspective of Brain Research

Xu Fen,Zhang Wenjing,Wang Weixing   

  • Received:2004-08-30 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2004-09-15 Published:2004-09-15
  • Contact: Xu Fen

Abstract: This paper reviews recent research focusing on the relation between theory of mind and executive functioning in young child. Then research on brain regions involved in theory of mind is reviewed. Finally, the authors summarized the relationship between theory of mind and executive functioning from the perspective of brain research.

Key words: theory of mind, executive functioning, neural mechanism

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