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  1. orbitofrontal cortex (OFC)
  2. reversal learning
  3. simulation theory
  4. autism
  5. False-Belief Task
  6. theory of mind
  7. empathy
  8. empathetic accuracy
  9. default network
  10. imitative behavior
  11. self-reference effect
  12. theory theory
  13. joint attention
  14. neuroeconomics
  15. social cognitive neuroscience
  1. a a region of the frontal lobe, located above the orbits of the eyes, that is implicated in a range of function, including perceptual processes associated with olfaction and taste, as well as those associated with monitoring whether one's behavior is appropriate
  2. b a scientific theory where one makes an assessment of other's mental states based on their own theories of the outside world
  3. c the ability to accurately infer the thoughts, feelings and/or emotional state of another person
  4. d the ability to monitor someone else's attention by observing that person's gaze or actions and directing one's own attention similarly
  5. e an attempt to teach someone to respond in the opposite way in which they were previously taught
  6. f an emerging field of brain science that combines social-personality psychology and cognitive neuroscience with the goal of understanding the neural mechanisms involved in social interaction in humans
  7. g a task that measures the ability to simultaneously represent the individual, and sometimes different, mental states of at least two different people
  8. h the spontaneous and uncontrolled mimicking of another person's behavior that is sometimes exhibited by patients with frontal lobe damage
  9. i a network of brain areas that is active when a person is at wakeful rest and not engaged with the outside world
  10. j an effect rooted in the theoretical perspective that the recall of information is related to how deeply the information was initially processed; specifically, the superior memory for information that is encoded in relation to oneself
  11. k mentalizing; the ability to self-reflect and think about the mental states of others, which allows predictions of what others can understand, and how they will interact and behave in a given situation; this trait is considered unique to the human species
  12. l the ability to experience and understand what others feel while still knowing the difference between oneself and others; often described as the ability to "put oneself in another person's shoes"
  13. m an emerging field of brain science that combines economics and cognitive neuroscience with the goal of understanding the neural mechanisms involved in decision making
  14. n a neurological disorder characterized by deficits in social cognition and social communication often associated with an increase in repetitive behavior or obsessive interests
  15. o a theoretical account of how we understand other people's minds; from this perspective, we try to make inferences about other people's minds by considering what we might do if we were in their position