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Dual Representation In Children

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This article discussed how children have to have a develop sense of dual representation to understand the doll as both a doll and a representation for themselves. However, young children have difficulty understanding the doll as a representation of themselves. I thought this article was interesting because it clearly explains why these dolls were used in the first place. These dolls were use because children have experience with dolls and using them to elicit information about different situations could be hypothetically easier when using a doll. Yet, children have many experiences with dolls as toys and have difficulty seeing this doll as a representation of themselves and often have difficulties using correct responses. This is similar to
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