Dr. Lydia Paulin Schidelko

Research interests

  • Theory of Mind and its development
    • The concept of conative mental states (desires) in comparison to cognitive mental states (beliefs) in development
  • Meta-cognition and its developmental consequences for social cognition
    • Recursive thinking in higher-order Theory of Mind
    • Relationship of Pragmatics and Theory of Mind in Development
  • Children’s understanding of possibility und uncertainty concepts
    • Development of counterfactual reasoning abilities
    • Relationship of Mental Time Travel abilities and Theory of Mind
  • Research methods for online testing in development


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