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Humans, even from infancy, are frequently able make good enough responses to situations when time is pressing and cognitive resources such as working memory are scarce.

Research on minimal models has provided much insight into how this is achieved in non-social domains such as physical cognition (Hubbard, 2022) and animal learning (Dickinson, 2016). New research on minimal models is needed to extend these successes to the social domain—to mindreading, acting together and ethical cognition.


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