from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The inability to deduce or make educated guesses about another person's mental state.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He has coined the term "mindblindness" to designate that problem.
But a burgeoning body of research now suggests that the core of all autism is a syndrome known as mindblindness.
It's not hard to see how mindblindness would derail a person's social development.
Simon Baron-Cohen believes that the symptoms of autism exist on a continuum: while some people clearly suffer from extreme cases, millions suffer only from minor cases of mindblindness.
She has proposed and tested two of the main theories of autism, mindblindness and central coherence.
At the same time, researchers explored the premise that autistic people suffer from a kind of mindblindness, preventing them from building hypotheses about others’ internal monologues.