The Connection Between Language and Theory-of-Mind

Language and Theory-of-Mind

I’ve been doing a lot of research on language and Theory-of-Mind these last few weeks and after looking into all this research, the consensus is in…..  Language is the key to developing Theory-of-Mind. Language isn’t only the key to Theory-of-Mind, but it is “the only ability that has clearly been shown to be directly related to Theory-of-Mind competence” (pg. 28). That’s a pretty strong statement. So if you want your child to have Theory-of-Mind, then you must develop their language […]

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