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Studies of adults can inform accounts of theory of mind development.

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There is strong evidence that developments in children's theory of mind (ToM) at 3?4 years are related to developments in language and executive function. However, these relationships might exist for 2 reasons. First, language and executive function might be necessary for the mature ToM abilities that children are in the process of developing. Second, language and executive function may be necessary for developing ToM but have no necessary role in mature ToM. It is difficult to distinguish be...

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10.1037/a0014098

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Developmental psychology
Volume:
45
Issue:
1
Pages:
190-201
Publication date:
2009-01-05
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EISSN:
1939-0599
ISSN:
0012-1649
URN:
uuid:43acfeb9-22f9-42fc-83fe-cc80d93c4178
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311498
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pubs:311498

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