Université de Neuchâtel

Theory of mind and cognitive processes in aging and Alzheimer type dementia: a systematic review

Démonet, Jean-François ; Fossard, Marion ; Sandoz, Mélanie

In: Aging & Mental Health, 2014, vol. 18, no. 7, p. 815-827

Objectives: Theory of mind (ToM) performance in aging and dementia of the Alzheimer type (DAT) has been a growing interest of researchers and recently, theoretical trends in ToM development have led to a focus on determining the cognitive skills involved in ToM performance. The aim of the present review is to answer three main questions: How is ToM assessed in aging and DAT? How does ToM...