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  • Study adds new evidence that infants track others’ mental states

    A new brain-imaging study supports the idea that infants as young as 7 months have a basic grasp of other people’s true and false beliefs.

    A new brain-imaging study supports the idea that infants as young as 7 months have a basic grasp of other people’s true and false beliefs.

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  • Editor’s notes:
    To reach Daniel Hyde, email dchyde@illinois.edu.
    The paper “Functional organization of the temporal-parietal junction for theory of mind in preverbal infants: A near-infrared spectroscopy study” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0264-17.2018