List of Figures and Tables.
Part One Research and Social Cognition.
1. Social Cognition at the Crossroads: Perspectives on Understanding Others (Tricia Striano and Vincent Reid).
2. Research Methodology and Social Cognition (Vincent Reid and Elena Geangu).
Part Two Cognitive Neuroscience.
3. Do Adolescents Simulate? Developmental Studies of the Human Mirror Neuron System (Marco Iacoboni).
4. The Inhibition of Imitative Behavior and Attribution of Mental States (Marcel Brass and Stephanie Spengler).
5. Social Perception: Understanding Other People’s Intentions and Emotions through their Actions (Julie Grèzes and Beatrice de Gelder).
6. Development of the Social Brain during Adolescence (Sarah-Jayne Blakemore).
7. How do we Understand Others’ Intentions? An Attentional Investigation (Pines Nuku and Harold Bekkering).
Part Three Social Cognition during infancy.
8. Memories for Events in Infants: Goal-Relevant Action Coding (Ildikó Király).
9. The Interchange of Self-Performed Actions and Perceived Actions in Infants (Petra Hauf).
10. Tools and Goals: A Social-Cognition Perspective on Infant Learning of Object Function (Birgit Elsner).
11. The Directed-Attention Model of Infant Social Cognition: Further Evidence (Vincent Reid and Tricia Striano).
12. Reading Faces in Infancy: Developing a Multi-Level Analysis of a Social Stimulus (Tobias Grossmann and Amrisha Vaish).
13. The Perception of Emotional Expressions during Infancy (Stefanie Hoehl.
Part Four Social Cognition: The challenge of autism.
14. Face and Gaze Processing in Autism (Robert Joseph and Helen Tager-Flusberg).
15. Beyond Social Perception: The Case of Autism (Jessica Hobson and R. Peter Hobson).
16. The Role of Looking in Social Cognition: Perspectives from Development and Autism (Claes von Hofsten and Gustaf Gredebäck).
17. What Does the Study of Autism Tell us about the Craft of Folk Psychology? (Richard Griffin and Daniel Dennett).
18. The Other End of the Spectrum? Social Cognition in Williams Syndrome (Jon Brock, Shiri Einav, and Deborah M. Riby).
Part Five Commentaries.
19. Commentary: Mutual Recognition as a Foundation of Sociality and Social Comfort (Philippe Rochat).
20. Commentary on Social Cognition: Development, Neuroscience, and Autism (Charles Nelson).
21. Commentary: How Social is Social Cognition? (Simon Baron-Cohen).