David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5):788-789 (1999)
Limitations of Dienes & Perner's (D&P's) theory are traced to the assumption that the higher-order thought (HOT) theory of consciousness is true. D&P claim that 18-month-old children are capable of explicitly representing factuality, from which it follows (on D&P's theory) that they are capable of explicitly representing content, attitude, and self. D&P then attempt to explain 3-year-olds' failures on tests of voluntary control such as the dimensional change card sort by suggesting that at this age children cannot represent content and attitude explicitly. We provide a better levels-of-consciousness account for age-related abulic dissociations between knowledge and action.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
P. D. Zelazo & Douglas Frye (1997). Cognitive Complexity and Control: A Theory of the Development of Deliberate Reasoning and Intentional Action. In Maxim I. Stamenov (ed.), Language Structure, Discourse, and the Access to Consciousness. John Benjamins.
Peter Carruthers (2005). Reply to Shriver and Allen. Philosophical Psychology 18 (1):113-122.
Myrto I. Mylopoulos (2011). Why Reject a Sensory Imagery Theory of Control Consciousness? Topics in Cognitive Science 3 (2):268-272.
David Jehle & Uriah Kriegel (2006). An Argument Against Dispositionalist HOT. Philosophical Psychology 19 (4):463-476.
John Dilworth (2008). Free Action as Two Level Voluntary Control. Philosophical Frontiers 3 (1):29-45.
Pete Mandik (2010). Control Consciousness. Topics in Cognitive Science 2 (4):643-657.
Bernhard Hommel (2007). Consciousness and Control: Not Identical Twins. Journal of Consciousness Studies 14 (1):155-176.
Douglas F. Watt (2004). Consciousness, Emotional Self-Regulation and the Brain: Review Article. Journal of Consciousness Studies 11 (9):77-82.
Katalin Balog (2000). Phenomenal Judgment and the HOT Theory: Comments on David Rosenthal’s “Consciousness, Content, and Metacognitive Judgments. Consciousness and Cognition 9 (2):215-219.
B. Sodian, C. Hulsken & C. Thoermer (2003). The Self and Action in Theory of Mind Research. Consciousness and Cognition 12 (4):777-782.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads10 ( #165,277 of 1,410,123 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #107,970 of 1,410,123 )
How can I increase my downloads?