theory of mind

or Theory of Mind


noun

Psychology, Philosophy. the ability to interpret one’s own and other people’s mental and emotional states, understanding that each person has unique motives, perspectives, etc.: People with autism seem to lack theory of mind. Abbreviation: ToM, TOM

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