ERIC Number: EJ639723
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Minds, Modules, and Meta-Analysis.
Scholl, Brian J.; Leslie, Alan M.
Child Development, v72 n3 p696-701 May-Jun 2001
Maintains that the results of Wellman, Cross, and Watson's meta-analysis on the false belief task are perfectly compatible with "early competence" accounts that posit a specific, innate, and possibly modular basis for theory of mind. Asserts that Wellman and colleagues' arguments against such views stem from mistaken assumptions regarding the requirements of such theories. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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