Theory Of Mind And Language In Developmental Contexts

Hardcover | February 23, 2006

EditorAlessandro Antonietti, Olga Liverta Sempio, Antonella Marchetti

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Provides new empirical study data that explores the influence of linguistic variables within developmental contexts on theory of mind development and functioningEstablishes context for usage, including personal, social, and business interactionsOffers a comprehensive overview on the most current studies that address the relationship between language and theory of mind

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Provides new empirical study data that explores the influence of linguistic variables within developmental contexts on theory of mind development and functioningEstablishes context for usage, including personal, social, and business interactionsOffers a comprehensive overview on the most current studies that address the relationship be...

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How we think and speak is a reflection of our shared cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Theory of Mind and Language in Different Developmental Contexts blazes new trails in the study of the relationship between the theory of mind-that is, the ability to attribute mental states as the basis of behavior and social interaction-and la...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:210 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:February 23, 2006Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:038724994X

ISBN - 13:9780387249940

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Table of Contents

Mental Language and Understanding of Epistemic and Emotional Mental States.- The Understanding of Mental Verbs in Different Conceptual Domains and In Different Cultures.- The Socialization of Theory of Mind.- Theory of Mind and Story Comprehension in First and Second Language Learners.- Culture and Mental States.- Mind over Grammar.- The Silent Understanding of the Mind.- Social and Intrapersonal Theories of Mind.- Discursive Practices and Mentalization Ability in Adults at Work.- Subject Index.