The Situationist

Rebecca Saxe on how we read each other’s minds

Posted by The Situationist Staff on February 28, 2010

From TEDTalks:  Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Here, Rebecca Saxe shares fascinating lab work that uncovers how the brain thinks about other peoples’ thoughts — and judges their actions.

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Dan Gilbert on Why the Brain Scares Itself,” “Nancy Kanwisher on the Situation of our Brain,” Smart People Thinking about People Thinking about People Thinking” and ““The Grand Illusion” — Believing We See the Situation.”  To review a collection of Situationist posts on neuroscience, click here.

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