Why the Child's Theory of Mind Really Is a Theory


  • A. G. was supported by NSF grant BNS-8919916 during the preparation of this paper. H. W. was supported by a fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and grant HD-22149 from NICHD. We are grateful to Andrew Meltzoff, Clark Glymour, Chuck Kalish, and Doug Medin, who commented on an earlier version of this paper.

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