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Thinking about thinking about thought: Neural mechanisms for understanding other minds

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Rebecca Saxe is an associate professor of cognitive neuroscience in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT . She is known for her research on the neural basis of social cognition, in particular for work identifying the brain mechanisms associated with ‘theory of mind’. In 2008 she was named one of Popular Science Magazine’s “Brilliant 10” scientists under 40, and in 2012 the World Economic Forum named her a Young Global Leader. Her 2009 TED talk has been viewed over 1 million times.

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