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The speeches by scientist Rebecca Saxe delve into her studies of the Right Temporo-Parietal Junction (RTPJ), otherwise known as the region used by humans to interpret the thoughts of fellow human beings. Saxe began her trailblazing career during her graduate studies when she discovered the connection between this region and the 'theory of mind' postulation.
Saxe currently works as an Associate Professor with the Brain and Cognitive Sciences department as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her expertise in the field of Cognitive Neuroscience has brought her name to near scientific glory, continuously demonstrating her aptitude for this incredibly complicated niche. In 2012 she was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, according her with a plethora of well-deserved recognition.
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This Rebecca Saxe Speech Discusses How Humans Interpret Other Brains
The problem of other minds and how individuals interpret or evaluate the thoughts and feelings of other minds is the topic of this Rebecca Saxe speech. The extremely accomplished graduate student... Read More