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Cognitive science: Modelling theory of mind

Nature Human Behaviour volume 1, Article number: 0066 (2017) | Download Citation

The assumption of rationality is at the heart of action explanations. A Bayesian model of theory of mind, which explicitly relies on this assumption, can predict with high accuracy the inferences that people make about the mental states underlying others’ actions.

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  1. Gergely Csibra is in the Department of Cognitive Science, Central European University, 1051 Budapest, Hungary.

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