Understanding sources of knowledge (e.g., seeing leads to knowing) is an important ability in young children’s theory of mind development. The research presented here measured if children were better at reporting their own versus another person’s knowledge states, which would indicate the presence of introspection. Children had to report when the person (self or other) had knowledge or ignorance after looking into one box and not looking into another box.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2015Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 35-37)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Psychology