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    Duffin, Janet and Simpson, Adrian 2005. Cognitive Empathy and the Transition to Independent Graduate Study in Mathematics. Educational Studies in Mathematics, Vol. 58, Issue. 1, p. 121.


Cognitive empathy presupposes self-awareness: Evidence from phylogeny, ontogeny, neuropsychology, and mental illness

  • Gordon G. Gallup (a1) and Steven M. Platek (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 February 2002

We argue that cognitive empathy and other instances of mental state attribution are a byproduct of self-awareness. Evidence is brought to bear on this proposition from comparative psychology, early child development, neuropsychology, and abnormal behavior.

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