Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study
Work in Progress:
Astington, J. W. & Hughes, C. Theory of mind: Self-reflection and social understanding. Chapter to be published in Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology, P. D. Zelazo (Ed.)
Dack, L. A. & Astington, J. W. Deontic and epistemic reasoning in young children and adults: Revisiting the deontic advantage. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Filippova, E. & Astington, J.W. Children’s understanding of social-cognitive and social-communicative aspects of discourse irony. Manuscript revised and resubmitted.
Astington, J. W. (2008). More manifesto than blueprint: Katherine Nelson’s vision for the future of cognitive development research. (Essay review of “Young minds in social worlds” K. Nelson), Cognitive Development, 23, 438-444.
Astington, J. W. & Dack, L. A. (2008). Theory of mind. In M. M. Haith & J. B. Benson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of infant and early childhood development, Vol. 3 (pp. 343-356).San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
Filippova, E. & Astington, J.W. (2008). Further development in social reasoning revealed in discourse irony understanding. Child Development, 79, 126-138.
Milligan, K., Astington, J.W. & Dack, L.A. (2007). Language and theory of mind: Meta‑analysis of the relation between language ability and false-belief understanding. Child Development, 78, 622-646.
Astington, J. W. (2006). The developmental interdependence of theory of mind and language. In S. C. Levinson & N. J. Enfield (Eds.), The roots of human sociality: Culture, cognition, and human interaction (pp. 179-206). Oxford, UK: Berg.
Astington, J. W., & Baird, J. A. (2005). Introduction: Why language matters. In J. W. Astington & J. A. Baird (Eds.), Why language matters for theory of mind (pp. 3-25). New York: Oxford University Press.
Astington, J. W., & Baird, J. A. (2005). Representational development and false-belief understanding. In J. W. Astington & J. A. Baird (Eds.), Why language matters for theory of mind (pp.163-185). New York: Oxford University Press.
Astington, J. W. & Pelletier, J. (2005). Theory of mind, language, and learning in the early years: Developmental origins of school readiness. In B. D. Homer & C. Tamis-Lemonda (Eds.), The development of social cognition and communication (pp. 205-230). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.