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Reading minds: the relation between children's mental state knowledge and their metaknowledge about reading.
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PMID:  21077870     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The relation between children's mental state knowledge and metaknowledge about reading was examined in 2 studies. In Study 1, 196 children (mean age = 9 years) were tested for verbal ability (VA), metaknowledge about reading, and mental state words in a story task. In Study 2, the results of Study 1 were extended by using a cross-lagged design and by investigating older children (N = 71, mean ages = 10 years at Time 1 and 11 years at Time 2) for mental state knowledge, metaknowledge about reading, and VA. Results showed a significant relation between early cognitive (but not emotion) mental state knowledge and later metaknowledge about reading, controlling for VA. Results suggest close links between different aspects of children's knowledge about the mind.
Authors:
Serena Lecce; Silvia Zocchi; Adriano Pagnin; Paola Palladino; Mele Taumoepeau
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child development     Volume:  81     ISSN:  1467-8624     ISO Abbreviation:  Child Dev     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372725     Medline TA:  Child Dev     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1876-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2010 The Authors. Child Development © 2010 Society for Research in Child Development, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Psychology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy. slecce@unipv.it
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