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La teoria della mente nell'invecchiamento: la "conquista della saggezza"?
Titolo Rivista: RICERCHE DI PSICOLOGIA  
Autori/Curatori: Antonella Marcheti, Ilaria Castelli, Annalisa Valle, Davide Massaro 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2016 Fascicolo: 1  Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  16 P. 63-78 Dimensione file:  78 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIP2016-001005
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La teoria della mente è la capacità di predire e interpretare il comportamento proprio e altrui sulla base degli stati mentali. Essa si rivela un’abilità fondamentale nella gestione della relazioni interpersonali. Inizialmente investigata nelle prime fasi dello sviluppo, negli anni più recenti è diventata oggetto di studio in una prospettiva di ciclo di vita. Per quanto riguarda gli anziani, gli studi si sono soffermati a indagare i cambiamenti delle capacità di teoria della mente nell’invecchiamento sia fisiologico sia patologico. Il presente contributo, senza pretese di esaustività, offre un approfondimento della letteratura più recente sistematizzando la riflessione intorno a quattro temi fondamentali: cambiamenti sul piano fenomenico- comportamentale; cambiamenti a livello dei correlati neurali; sincronia/asincronia tra dimensione comportamentale e dimensione neurale; plausibilità di una plasticità indotta.


Keywords: Teoria della mente, invecchiamento, evidenze comportamentali e neurali, plasticità neurale

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