Is goal ascription possible in minimal mindreading?

Stephen A Butterfill, Ian A Apperly

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In this response to the commentary by Michael and Christensen, we first explain how minimal mindreading is compatible with the development of increasingly sophisticated mindreading behaviors that involve both executive functions and general knowledge and then sketch 1 approach to a minimal account of goal ascription.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)228-33
Number of pages6
JournalPsychological Review
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016


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