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Why language matters for theory of mind

Author: Janet Wilde Astington; Jodie Alison Baird
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Theory of mind" is the phrase researchers use to refer to children's understanding of people as mental beings. This book aims to provide a forum for the scholars in the field to explore the role of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Wilde Astington; Jodie Alison Baird
ISBN: 0195159918 9780195159912
OCLC Number: 779674101
Description: xii, 355 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Why language matters / Janet Wilde Astington and Jodie A. Baird ; Language pathways into the community of minds / Katherine Nelson ; Communication, relationships, and individual differences in children's understanding of mind / Judy Dunn and Marcia Brophy ; Conversations, pretense, and theory of mind / Paul L. Harris ; Talking about "new" information : the given/new distinction and children's developing theory of mind / Daniela K. O'Neill ; The developmental origins of meaning for mental terms / Derek E. Montgomery ; Language promotes structural alignment in the acquisition of mentalistic concepts / Dare A. Baldwin and Megan M. Saylor ; Language and the development of cognitive flexibility : implications for theory of mind / Sophie Jacques and Philip David Zelazo ; Representational development and false-belief understanding / Janet Wilde Astington and Jodie A. Baird ; Can language acquisition give children a point of view? / Jill G. de Villiers ; What does "that" have to do with point of view? Conflicting desires and "want" in German / Josef Perner, Petra Zauner, and Manuel Sprung ; Linguistic communication and social understanding / Heidemarie Lohmann, Michael Tomasello, and Sonja Meyer ; The role of language in theory-of-mind development : what deaf children tell us / Peter A. De Villiers ; How language facilitates the acquisition of false-belief understanding in children with autism / Helen Tager-Flusberg and Robert M. Joseph ; Genetic and environmental influences on individual differences in language and theory of mind : common or distinct? / Claire Hughes.
Responsibility: edited by Janet Wilde Astington, Jodie A. Baird.
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