Measuring theory of mind in children. Psychometric properties of the ToM Storybooks.

@article{BlijdHoogewys2008MeasuringTO,
  title={Measuring theory of mind in children. Psychometric properties of the ToM Storybooks.},
  author={Els M. A. Blijd-Hoogewys and Paul L. C. van Geert and Marike Serra and Ruud B. Minderaa},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={38 10},
  pages={1907-30}
}
Although research on Theory-of-Mind (ToM) is often based on single task measurements, more comprehensive instruments result in a better understanding of ToM development. The ToM Storybooks is a new instrument measuring basic ToM-functioning and associated aspects. There are 34 tasks, tapping various emotions, beliefs, desires and mental-physical distinctions. Four studies on the validity and reliability of the test are presented, in typically developing children (n = 324, 3-12 years) and… CONTINUE READING
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