Theory of Mind Products

  • Mindreaders

    The Cognitive Basis of "Theory of Mind", 1st Edition

    By Ian Apperly

    Theory of mind, or "mindreading" as it is termed in this book, is the ability to think about beliefs, desires, knowledge and intentions. It has been studied extensively by developmental and comparative psychologists and more recently by neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists. This book is the…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Psychology Press

  • The Development of Social Cognition and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce D. Homer, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    For young children, two of the most important tasks they face are learning how to communicate and learning how to think about themselves and the social world around them. The premise of this book is that these two tasks are inherently linked. The communicative routines and language that children…

    Paperback – 2012-08-16
    Psychology Press

  • Art and Human Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Constance Milbrath, Cynthia Lightfoot

    This interdisciplinary volume explores art, its development, and its role in the construction of knowledge. Presenting theory and research on artistic development as a cultural and creative endeavor, contributors examine the origins of human art during the Paleolithic cultural revolution, as part…

    Paperback – 2012-07-27
    Psychology Press
    Jean Piaget Symposia Series

  • Theory of Mind

    Beyond the Preschool Years, 1st Edition

    By Scott A. Miller

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive review of the burgeoning literature on theory of mind (TOM) after the preschool years and the first to integrate this literature with other approaches to the study of social understanding.  By highlighting the relationship between early and…

    Paperback – 2012-04-06
    Psychology Press

  • Theory of Mind: Specialized Capacity or Emergent Property? Perspectives from Non-human and Human Development

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Sterck, Sander Begeer, Juliane Cuperus, Richard van Wezel

    Theory of Mind, the cognitive capacity to attribute emotions, intentions and knowledge to oneself and others, has been claimed a hallmark of human cognition. Nonetheless, Theory of Mind is considered limited in young children and people with autism. Moreover, its presence in animals is much…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

  • Theory of Mind

    How Children Understand Others' Thoughts and Feelings, 1st Edition

    By Martin Doherty

    Most of us are continually aware that others have thoughts and feelings – but are children? When? This book is a concise and readable review of the extensive research into children’s understanding of what other people think and feel, a central topic in developmental psychology known as "Theory of…

    Paperback – 2008-08-18
    Psychology Press
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Young Children's Cognitive Development

    Interrelationships Among Executive Functioning, Working Memory, Verbal Ability, and Theory of Mind, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Schneider, Ruth Schumann-Hengsteler, Beate Sodian

    A critical part of early childhood development is the development of "theory of mind" (ToM), which is the ability to take the perspective of another person. The main purpose of this book is to discuss and integrate findings from prominent research areas in developmental psychology that are…

    Paperback – 2006-03-23
    Psychology Press

  • Children's Reasoning and the Mind

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Mitchell, Kevin Riggs

    This fresh and dynamic book offers a thorough investigation into the development of the cognitive processes that underpin judgements about mental states (often termed 'theory of mind') and addresses specific issues that have not been adequately dealt with in the past, and which are now being raised…

    Paperback – 2000-07-06
    Psychology Press

  • Children's Early Understanding of Mind

    Origins and Development, 1st Edition

    By Charlie Lewis, Peter Mitchell

    A major feature of human intelligence is that it allows us to contemplate mental life. Such an understanding is vital in enabling us to function effectively in social groups. This book examines the origins of this aspect of human intelligence. The five sections attempt firstly, to place human…

    Hardback – 1994-05-25
    Psychology Press

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