Attribution of Intentions: Theory of Mind, Morality and Stereotypes
Poster Session I - Board: I-
Thursday, May 27, 2010, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Back Bay Ballroom
Interviews of children(3-8 years) revealed theory of mind and gender stereotypes impact a child’s understanding of intentionality in morally relevant stories, as children with strong gender stereotypes and children with no theory of mind interpret intentions as more negative than their counterparts, F (1, 56) = 6.20, p = .016.
Subject Area: Developmental
Keywords: Social Cognition