TOMA DE PERSPECTIVA Y TEORÍA DE LA MENTE: ASPECTOS CONCEPTUALES Y EMPÍRICOS.
María Jesús Martín García*, Inmaculada Gómez-Becerra*, Mapy Chávez-Brown**, Douglas Greer***
The present work completes an exhaustive revision of the delimitation of the ability of perspective taking from different points of view. First, perspective taking is defined as the ability of an individual to interpret his/hers emotional and mental states and those of others. Additionally, the term has also been used in medical settings to refer to a tactic intended to stop certain limiting feeling and/or thoughts and instead move feelings and thoughts towards a different direction. At the same time, perspective …ver más…
Additionally, the ability to ignore perceptual information, salient or not, and to combine simultaneously various contexts are considered prerequisites. In other words, perspective taking speaks to the relationship between psychological constructs such as perception and knowledge. Additionally, it has been hypothesized that shared, joint, or independent attention can be a prerequisite for conversation, and may be the basis of a theory of the mind. In any case, the origins of the development of such a theory have been especially ubiquitous in terms of the executive function and possible relations with cerebral lesions or alterations. However, some authors consider that the process of central coherence may be relatively independent of a theory of the mind.
* Universidad de Almería (España). ** Wagner College, New York (USA). *** Columbia University Teachers College, New York (USA). Correspondencia: Dra. Inmaculada Gómez Becerra. Dpto. Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamiento Psicológicos. Universidad de Almería, Ctra. Sacramento s/n. La Cañada de San Urbano. 04120-Almería (España). Telefono:(1)950015205. Fax:(1)950015471. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Recibido primera versión: 18 de enero de 2006. Segunda versión: 9 de mayo de 2006. Aceptado: 24 de