Developing organization of mental verbs and theory of mind in middle childhood: evidence from extensions.

@article{Schwanenflugel1998DevelopingOO,
  title={Developing organization of mental verbs and theory of mind in middle childhood: evidence from extensions.},
  author={Paula J. Schwanenflugel and Robert L. Henderson and William V Fabricius},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={512-24}
}
The purpose of the study was to assess developments in the theory of mind suggested by changes in the organization of cognitive verb extensions during the elementary school years. Adults and 3rd- and 5th-grade children were provided with a set of mental activity scenarios and were asked to select the best verbs from a list of cognitive verbs that might apply to each scenario. Changes in organization were assessed by examining overlapping uses of cognitive verbs in different contexts. There were… CONTINUE READING

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