Developing Theories of Mind

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Janet W. Astington, Paul L. Harris, David R. Olson
CUP Archive, 1988 - Psychology - 447 pages
A collection of empirical reports and conceptual analyses written by leading researchers in an exciting new area of the cognitive sciences. The book examines a fundamental change that occurs in children's cognition between the ages of two and six.

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Contents

Some implications of pretense for mechanisms underlying
19
Theory of mind and the structure of conscious experience
47
First steps in the childs theorizing about the mind
64
Childrens understanding of perceptibility
93
Some simple
126
Coordinating representational states with
139
Childrens
193
Childrens understanding of real and apparent emotion
295
Childrens knowledge about representations of intended
315
What is said and what is meant in referential
326
A computational model
341
Making judgments about thoughts and things
368
Doubt and developing theories of mind
387
On the origins of beliefs and other intentional states
414
Name index
427
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