Verbal Scaffolding in Children's Theory of Mind

@inproceedings{Gomes2012VerbalSI,
  title={Verbal Scaffolding in Children's Theory of Mind},
  author={Kathline C. Gomes},
  year={2012}
}
For nearly 30 years, researchers have been proposing and testing theories of the cognitive mechanisms that underlie children’s abilities to comprehend the mental states of others and to predict behavior on the basis of those abilities. One such theory, the “theory theory,” contends that children evaluate their own understanding of others’ minds, developing a theory and expanding it when they encounter situations incongruent with their predictions. Wellman and Liu (2004) present a scale of the… CONTINUE READING

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