A Bayesian Framework for False Belief Reasoning in Children: A Rational Integration of Theory-Theory and Simulation Theory

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Asakura, Nobuhiko; Inui, Toshio;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology,volume 7 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.02019, pmc: PMC5186777
  • Subject: Bayesian network | Hypothesis and Theory | Psychology | theory-theory | false belief | internal model | simulation theory

Two apparently contrasting theories have been proposed to account for the development of children's theory of mind (ToM): theory-theory and simulation theory. We present a Bayesian framework that rationally integrates both theories for false belief reasoning. This frame... View more
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