The link between preschoolers' executive function and theory of mind and the role of epistemic states.

@article{Henning2011TheLB,
  title={The link between preschoolers' executive function and theory of mind and the role of epistemic states.},
  author={Anne Henning and Frank M. Spinath and Gisa Aschersleben},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={513-31}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the specific relation between 3- to 6-year-olds' performance on a task measuring executive function (EF), the Dimensional Change Card Sort task (DCCS), and different developmental attainments in their theory of mind (ToM) by employing a battery of scaled ToM tasks that were comparable in task format and task demands. In addition, individual differences on the temperamental dimensions emotionality, activity, sociability, and shyness were assessed by parental… CONTINUE READING