Josef Perner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Salzburg
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychology. Infants' insight into the mind: how deep?
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Science 308:214-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Do visual perspective tasks need theory of mind?
    Markus Aichhorn
    Center of Neurocognitive Research, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Neuroimage 30:1059-68. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Theory of mind and self-control: more than a common problem of inhibition
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Child Dev 73:752-67. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Thinking of mental and other representations: the roles of left and right temporo-parietal junction
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Soc Neurosci 1:245-58. 2006
  5. pmc Retro- and prospection for mental time travel: emergence of episodic remembering and mental rotation in 5- to 8-year old children
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Conscious Cogn 19:802-15. 2010
  6. pmc From infants' to children's appreciation of belief
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Neurocognitive Research, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Trends Cogn Sci 16:519-25. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Theory of mind, language and the temporoparietal junction mystery
    Josef Perner
    University of Salzburg and Center for Neurocognitive Research, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:123-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Want that is understood well before say that, think that, and false belief: a test of de Villiers's linguistic determinism on German-speaking children
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Child Dev 74:179-88. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Developmental aspects of consciousness: how much theory of mind do you need to be consciously aware?
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, Salzburg A 5020, Austria
    Conscious Cogn 12:63-82. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The curious incident of the photo that was accused of being false: issues of domain specificity in development, autism, and brain imaging
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:76-89. 2008

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychology. Infants' insight into the mind: how deep?
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Science 308:214-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Do visual perspective tasks need theory of mind?
    Markus Aichhorn
    Center of Neurocognitive Research, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Neuroimage 30:1059-68. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Theory of mind and self-control: more than a common problem of inhibition
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Child Dev 73:752-67. 2002
    ..5 years. The need for new theories to explain the developmental link between theory of mind and executive function development is discussed, and some existing candidates are evaluated...
  4. doi request reprint Thinking of mental and other representations: the roles of left and right temporo-parietal junction
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Soc Neurosci 1:245-58. 2006
    ..These results are discussed in relation to findings in normal development where false belief and false sign tasks associate more strongly with each other than does each of them with the "false" photo task...
  5. pmc Retro- and prospection for mental time travel: emergence of episodic remembering and mental rotation in 5- to 8-year old children
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Conscious Cogn 19:802-15. 2010
    ..We speculate that with the ability to rotate children switch from knowledge retrieval to episodic remembering, which maintains success for experienced events but has detrimental effects for indirect information...
  6. pmc From infants' to children's appreciation of belief
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Neurocognitive Research, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Trends Cogn Sci 16:519-25. 2012
    ..This requires an intentional switch of perspectives not possible before 4 years of age as evidenced by correlations between the false belief task and many different perspective-taking tasks...
  7. doi request reprint Theory of mind, language and the temporoparietal junction mystery
    Josef Perner
    University of Salzburg and Center for Neurocognitive Research, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Trends Cogn Sci 12:123-6. 2008
    ..It is reminiscent of effects of linguistic development, bilingualism and cultural differences on theory of mind development...
  8. ncbi request reprint Want that is understood well before say that, think that, and false belief: a test of de Villiers's linguistic determinism on German-speaking children
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Child Dev 74:179-88. 2003
    ..Therefore, the observed gap constrains de Villier's (1995) linguistic determinism, which claims that acquisition of the necessary grammatical structures for talking about the mind drives children's ability to think about the mind...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developmental aspects of consciousness: how much theory of mind do you need to be consciously aware?
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, Salzburg A 5020, Austria
    Conscious Cogn 12:63-82. 2003
    ..The tentative answer to the guiding question is that children become consciously aware between 12 and 15 months (+/-3 months)...
  10. ncbi request reprint The curious incident of the photo that was accused of being false: issues of domain specificity in development, autism, and brain imaging
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:76-89. 2008
    ..Brain imaging data using false-belief, "false"-photo, and false-sign scenarios provide further supporting evidence for our conclusions...
  11. doi request reprint Temporo-parietal junction activity in theory-of-mind tasks: falseness, beliefs, or attention
    Markus Aichhorn
    Department of Psychology and Center for Neurocognitive Research, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:1179-92. 2009
    ..Activation by this vignette supported claims that the TPJ-R is activated by TBs as well as FBs...
  12. pmc Counterfactual reasoning: from childhood to adulthood
    Eva Rafetseder
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    J Exp Child Psychol 114:389-404. 2013
    ..Alternative explanations, particularly executive functioning, are discussed in detail...
  13. doi request reprint Escape from metaignorance: how children develop an understanding of their own lack of knowledge
    Michael Rohwer
    University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Child Dev 83:1869-83. 2012
    ..Implications for children's developing theory of knowledge are discussed...
  14. pmc Counterfactual reasoning: developing a sense of "nearest possible world"
    Eva Rafetseder
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Child Dev 81:376-89. 2010
    ..However, tasks in which the 2 reasoning strategies resulted in different answers proved unusually difficult even for the older children...
  15. doi request reprint When the alternative would have been better: counterfactual reasoning and the emergence of regret
    Eva Rafetseder
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstraße 34, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Cogn Emot 26:800-19. 2012
    ..Taken together, this suggests that before 9 years of age children base their judgements solely on what they got without taking into account what they could have got...
  16. doi request reprint Division of labour within the visual system: fact or fiction? Which kind of evidence is appropriate to clarify this debate?
    Elisabeth Stöttinger
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstr 34, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
    Exp Brain Res 202:79-88. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc Processing counterfactual and hypothetical conditionals: an fMRI investigation
    Eugenia Kulakova
    Department of Psychology and Centre for Neurocognitive Research, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Neuroimage 72:265-71. 2013
    ..Our findings are compatible with predictions based on mental model theory...
  18. doi request reprint Identity: key to children's understanding of belief
    Josef Perner
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Salzburg A 5020, Austria
    Science 333:474-7. 2011
    ..We show that both capacities become functional between the ages of 3 and 5 years, which provides empirical support for the contention that deep conceptual structures play an important role in cognitive development...
  19. doi request reprint Grasping the diagonal: controlling attention to illusory stimuli for action and perception
    Elisabeth Stöttinger
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Conscious Cogn 18:223-8. 2009
    ..Results support the division of labour: Grip aperture follows actual size independent of illusory effects, while finger-thumb span indications of perceived length are clearly influenced by the illusion...
  20. doi request reprint Sorting between dimensions: conditions of cognitive flexibility in preschoolers
    Daniela Kloo
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    J Exp Child Psychol 100:115-34. 2008
    ..This finding is taken to suggest that 3-year-olds have particular problems with spontaneously classifying one object in two different ways...
  21. ncbi request reprint Disentangling dimensions in the dimensional change card-sorting task
    Daniela Kloo
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstr 34, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Dev Sci 8:44-56. 2005
    ..g. by displaying an outline of a cherry next to a red filled circle on the card) improves performance considerably. Results are discussed in relation to a number of alternative explanations for 3-year-olds' difficulty with the DCCS task...
  22. doi request reprint Consistency in exchange for inappropriately matched visual feedback? A comment on Franz and Gegenfurtner (2008) "Grasping visual illusions: consistent data and no dissociation"
    Elisabeth Stöttinger
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Cogn Neuropsychol 26:412-7. 2009
    ....
  23. pmc Competition as rational action: why young children cannot appreciate competitive games
    Beate Priewasser
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    J Exp Child Psychol 116:545-59. 2013
    ..The results speak for an interrelated development of the capacity for "instrumental" and "telic" perspective taking. They are discussed in the light of teleology as opposed to theory use and simulation...
  24. doi request reprint Remember judgments and the constraint of direct experience
    Elisabeth Stoettinger
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, Salzburg, Austria
    Psychol Res 73:623-32. 2009
    ..This suggests that Remember judgments are--at least to some degree--subject to the direct experience constraint...
  25. ncbi request reprint Training transfer between card sorting and false belief understanding: helping children apply conflicting descriptions
    Daniela Kloo
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Child Dev 74:1823-39. 2003
    ..Results are discussed in relation to 5 theories explaining the existing correlational evidence...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fractionating theory of mind: a meta-analysis of functional brain imaging studies
    Matthias Schurz
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstr 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria Center for Neurocognitive Research, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstr 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria Electronic address
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 42:9-34. 2014
    ..Functional accounts of these areas are reviewed and discussed with respect to our findings. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Dissociating size representation for action and for conscious judgment: Grasping visual illusions without apparent obstacles
    Elisabeth Stöttinger
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Hellbrunnerstr 34, A 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Conscious Cogn 15:269-84. 2006
    ..Grip size scaling follows actual size independent of illusory effects, which clearly bias conscious perception in direct comparisons of lengths (Experiment 1) and in finger-thumb span indications of perceived length (Experiment 2)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Do infants really understand false belief? Response to Leslie
    Ted Ruffman
    Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:462-3. 2005