The 'theory of mind' framework has been the fastest growing body of empirical research in contemporary psychology. It has given rise to a range of positions on what it takes to relate to others as intentional beings. This book brings together disparate strands of ToM research, lays out historical roots of the idea and indicates better alternatives
Offers information on the research into brain and mind sciences. This work gives descriptions of behaviour, feelings and thoughts relating to a variety of conditions - including addictions, body image and bipolar disorders, depression and OCD - and helps us to clarify and understand symptoms and treatments.