LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT, Third Edition
Video Labs: Chapter #7-Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood
Jimmy Kimmel Talks to Kids - What's the Difference Between a Boy & a Girl?
This video shows Jimmy Kimmel talking to children about what makes boys and girls different. Please note that this is a segment from a late night show and is intended to be humorous. Run Time: 3:47
Theory of Mind – Uta Frith
This video shows Dr. Uta Frith discussing how we theorize what others are thinking, feeling, and believe. She discusses Theory of Mind and how it relates to the autism spectrum, social interactions, and mentalizing vs empathy. Run Time: 10:55
A simple map of typical “Theory of Mind” development
This video shows Dr. Alison Gopnik demonstrating Theory of Mind tasks and discussing how Theory of Mind develops over the course of early childhood. The demonstrations show that children cannot conceive of other’s thoughts, beliefs, ideas, perceptions, and preferences. It is not until children are well into early childhood that they can reliably complete these tasks (depending on the task, cognitive maturation, and experiences of a given child). Run Time: 4:46