Continuity in social cognition from infancy to childhood.

@article{Yamaguchi2009ContinuityIS,
  title={Continuity in social cognition from infancy to childhood.},
  author={Mariko Yamaguchi and Valerie A. Kuhlmeier and Karen Wynn and Kristy vanMarle},
  journal={Developmental science},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={746-52}
}
Research examining the development of social cognition has largely been divided into two areas: infant perception of intentional agents, and preschoolers' understanding of others' mental states and beliefs (theory of mind). Many researchers have suggested that there is continuity in social cognitive development such that the abilities observed in infancy are related to later preschool ability, yet little empirical evidence exists for this claim. Here, we present preliminary evidence that… CONTINUE READING

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