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Parenting and Theory of Mind
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Parenting and Theory of Mind

Scott A. Miller


This book addresses the question of how parenting contributes to the development of theory of mind in children. It looks at both individual differences among children and the commonalities that characterize such development. As a necessary prelude to a consideration of the conjunction of the two topics, the book opens with separate chapters devoted to theory of mind and to parenting. Subsequent chapters review various approaches to the question of links between parenting and theory of mind, including the contribution of general styles of childrearing; effects of the attachment relationship for ... More

Keywords: theory of mind, parenting, childrearing styles, attachment, talk, mental state terms, beliefs, children

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190232689
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190232689.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Scott A. Miller, author
Department of Psychology, University of Florida