ERIC Number: EJ633414
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Talk and the Development of Social Understanding.
Turnbull William; Carpendale, Jeremy I. M.
Early Education and Development, v12 n3 p455-77 Jul 2001
Two studies examined how children use talk to learn interaction patterns critical for the use of mental state terms. Qualitative analysis of mother-child talk revealed that criteria were presented in temporal, cause and effect sequences. Children who failed false belief tasks were less competent at recognizing and commenting on important aspects of a situation of false belief. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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