Friday Lecture Series
Friday October 21, 2016 3:45 p.m.
Rebecca Saxe, Ph.D.
Professor, MIT, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
It’s the Thought that counts: Progress in understanding the
Neural basis of Theory of Mind
Chakroff, Alek; Dungan, James; Koster-Hale, Jorie; et al. When minds matter for moral judgment: intent information is neurally encoded for harmful but not impure acts. 11(3):476-484 MARCH 2016
Jacoby, Nir; Bruneau, Emile; Koster-Hale, Jorie; et al. Localizing Pain Matrix and Theory of Mind networks with both verbal and non-verbal stimuli. 126:39-48 FEB 1 2016
Deen, Ben; Koldewyn, Kami; Kanwisher, Nancy; et al. Functional Organization of Social Perception and Cognition in the Superior Temporal Sulcus. 25(11):4596-4609 NOV 2015
Bruneau, Emile G.; Cikara, Mina; Saxe, Rebecca. Minding the Gap: Narrative Descriptions about Mental States Attenuate Parochial Empathy. 10:e0140838 OCT 27 2015
Andrews-Hanna, Jessica R.; Saxe, Rebecca; Yarkoni, Tal Contributions of episodic retrieval and mentalizing to autobiographical thought: Evidence from functional neuroimaging, resting-state connectivity, and fMRI meta-analyses. 91:324-335 MAY 1 2014
Koster-Hale, Jorie; Saxe, Rebecca; Dungan, James; et al. Decoding moral judgments from neural representations of intentions. PNAS 110(14): 5648-5653 APRIL 2 2013