Preschoolers reason about mental states in drawing and pretense

Nurmsoo, Erika (2005) Preschoolers reason about mental states in drawing and pretense. In: Jean Piaget Society, 2005, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Full text available)

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Drawing and pretense are representational acts, dependent on the artist’s or actor’s mental representations. Do preschoolers understand the mental components of these acts? The two studies presented here explore children’s sensitivity to an actor’s mental states when interpreting the outcome of the representational acts of drawing and pretense.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Poster)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Erika Nurmsoo
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2012 18:14 UTC
Last Modified: 21 May 2018 09:52 UTC
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