The TOM test: a new instrument for assessing theory of mind in normal children and children with pervasive developmental disorders.

@article{Muris1999TheTT,
  title={The TOM test: a new instrument for assessing theory of mind in normal children and children with pervasive developmental disorders.},
  author={Peter Muris and P Steerneman and Cor M. G. Meesters and Harald Merckelbach and Robert Horselenberg and T van den Hogen and L van Dongen},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={1999},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={67-80}
}
This article describes a first attempt to investigate the reliability and validity of the TOM test, a new instrument for assessing theory of mind ability in normal children and children with pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs). In Study 1, TOM test scores of normal children (n = 70) correlated positively with their performance on other theory of mind tasks. Furthermore, young children only succeeded on TOM items that tap the basic domains of theory of mind (e.g., emotion recognition… CONTINUE READING

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