There Is More to Mind Reading than Having Theory of Mind Concepts: New Directions in Theory of Mind Research.

@inproceedings{Samson2010ThereIM,
  title={There Is More to Mind Reading than Having Theory of Mind Concepts: New Directions in Theory of Mind Research.},
  author={Dana Samson and Ian A. Apperly},
  year={2010}
}
For more than 30 years, researchers have focused on the important transition that children undergo between the ages of 3 and 5, when they start to solve mind-reading problems that require reasoning about complex mental states, such as beliefs. The main question for debate has been whether, during that transition, children acquire new concepts about how the mind works (i.e. a more sophisticated ‘theory of mind’) or whether their more general cognitive abilities improve and help them deal with… CONTINUE READING
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