Department of Psychology, University of Stirling
A review of the research into children's understanding of what other people think and feel, a central topic in developmental psychology known as 'Theory of Mind'. It deals with the understanding of belief, explains what representational theory of mind is all about, and shows how researchers have demonstrated this understanding in 4-year-olds.
Introduction to Theory of Mind. Understanding Belief. Theories of Theory of Mind. Associated Developments 1: Beyond Belief. Associated Developments 2: Understanding Nonmental Representation. Precursors 1: Pretence. Precursors 2: Understanding Visual Attention. Developmental Interactions 1: Executive Functioning and Theory of Mind. Developmental Interactions 2: Language and Theory of Mind. Autism. Coda.