Why Theory of Mind Matters

What is Theory of Mind? Simply put, if you have a Theory of Mind (ToM) you have an idea of what people think, know, and believe. If a person’s ToM is weak, we would likely describe them as having poor perspective-taking ability. When a person’s ability to ‘read others’ is exceptionally underdeveloped we might even say that person is mindblind. Technically speaking, Theory of Mind […]