ERIC Number: EJ563065
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Older (but Not Younger) Siblings Facilitate False Belief Understanding.
Ruffman, Ted; Perner, Josef; Naito, Mika; Parkin, Lindsay; Clements, Wendy A.
Developmental Psychology, v34 n1 p161-74 Jan 1998
Four experiments and an analysis of pooled data from English and Japanese children show a linear increase in understanding false beliefs with number of older siblings; no such effect for children younger than 38 months; no helpful effect of younger siblings at any age; no effect of siblings' gender; and no helpful effect of siblings on a source task. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Japan; United Kingdom (England)