A review of research on children's understanding of the difference between fantasy and reality, both in terms of 'false belief' and psychological constructs such as 'Theory of Mind', applying these approaches to children's understanding of artifice and realism in TV material.
|Title of host publication||The International Handbook of Children, Media and Culture|
|Editors||Sonia Livingstone., Kirsten Drotner|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
- media effects
- child development
- theory of mind
Messenger Davies, M. (2008). ‘Reality and fantasy in children’s relationship with the media’. In S. Livingstone., & K. Drotner (Eds.), The International Handbook of Children, Media and Culture (pp. 121 -136)