Neuroscientist Rebecca Saxe Discusses How We Read Each Other’s Minds

We know that we can sense the thoughts and feelings of others, but how do we do it?  From the TED 2009 Global Conference, Rebecca Saxe, professor of cognitive neuroscience at MIT, shares fascinating research that uncovers how the brain thinks about other peoples’ thoughts — and judges their actions.

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5 responses to “Neuroscientist Rebecca Saxe Discusses How We Read Each Other’s Minds

  1. much prefer rupert sheldrake’s pov … and of course the yogic one .. neuroscience is simply too clumsy and approaching things on too gross a level … comes with the model, that meat makes consciousness … things will go faster when they flip that

  2. from a hundred years out, this will look like phrenology does to us …

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  4. Interesting talk. Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans.

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