Bridging the gap between implicit and explicit understanding: how language development promotes the processing and representation of false belief.

@article{Juan2012BridgingTG,
  title={Bridging the gap between implicit and explicit understanding: how language development promotes the processing and representation of false belief.},
  author={Valerie San Juan and Janet Wilde Astington},
  journal={The British journal of developmental psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 Pt 1},
  pages={105-22}
}
Recent advancements in the field of infant false-belief reasoning have brought into question whether performance on implicit and explicit measures of false belief is driven by the same level of representational understanding. The success of infants on implicit measures has also raised doubt over the role that language development plays in the development of false-belief reasoning. In the current paper, we argue that children's performance on disparate measures cannot be used to infer… CONTINUE READING
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