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Guilt by dissociation: Why mindreading may not be prior to metacognition after all

  • Philip Robbins (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X09000788
  • Published online: 01 April 2009
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Carruthers argues that there is no developmental or clinical evidence that metacognition is dissociable from mindreading, and hence there is no reason to think that metacognition is prior to mindreading. A closer look at the evidence, however, reveals that these conclusions are premature at best.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • ISSN: 0140-525X
  • EISSN: 1469-1825
  • URL: /core/journals/behavioral-and-brain-sciences
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