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Autism and Theory of Mind:
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Harris, Paul L. 2005. Conversation, pretence, and theory of mind. In: Astington, J. W. and Baird, J. (eds.): Why language matters for theory of mind. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Family Talk and Emotion Understanding:
Chen, D., Smith, C. & Harris, P. (2009). What is missing in the "happy victimizer"? -- The effect of cognitive cuing. SRCD: Denver.
Brown, J., & Dunn, J. (1996). Continuities in emotion understanding from three to six years. In Child Development, 67, 789-802.
Dunn, J., Bretherton, I., and Munn, P. (1987). Conversations about feeling states between mothers and their young children. In Developmental Psychology, 23(1), 132-139.
Dunn, J., Brown, J. & Beardsall, L. (1991). Family talk about feeling states and children's later understanding of others' emotions. In Developmental Psychology, 27. pp. 448-455.
Dunn, J., Brown, J. R. and Beardsall, L. (1991). Family talk about feeling states and children’s later understanding of other’s emotions. In Developmental Psychology, 27(3), 448-455.
Fivush, R., & Vesudeva, A. (2002). Remembering to relate: Socioemotional correlates of mother-child reminiscing. Journal of Cognition and Development, 3, 73-90.
Hughes, Claire and Judith, Dunn 1999. Understanding mind and emotion: Longitudinal associations with mental-state talk between young friends. Developmental Psychology, 34, 1026-1037.
Lagattuta, Kristin H. and Henry M. Wellman. 2002. Differences in early parent-child conversations about negative versus positive emotions: Implications for the development of psychological understanding. Developmental Psychology, 38(4), 564-580.
Smith, C., Chen, D. & Harris, P. (unpublished) "When the Happy Victimizer Says Sorry: Children's Understanding of Apology
and Emotion" (submitted to the British Journal of Developmental Psychology).
Gray, C. (2004). Social Stories 10.0: The New Defining Criteria and Guidelines. In Jenison Autism Journal. Jenison Public Schools: Jenison, Michigan.