Can an agent's false belief be corrected by an appropriate communication? Psychological reasoning in 18-month-old infants.

Abstract

Do 18-month-olds understand that an agent's false belief can be corrected by an appropriate, though not an inappropriate, communication? In Experiment 1, infants watched a series of events involving two agents, a ball, and two containers: a box and a cup. To start, agent1 played with the ball and then hid it in the box, while agent2 looked on. Next, in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2008.08.008

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