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Re: [xmca] synchronic contexts & play

Interesting idea, Larry. There are a number of studies of this kind,
probably more than
when Natalia and i wrote that article.

On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 8:19 AM, Larry Purss <lpscholar2@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Mike and Andy
> I was just re-reading the article you and Natalia wrote in the edited book
> "The Sociocultural Turn in Psychology" The title was "Vygotsky and Context:
> Towards a Theoretical Resolution"  I wanted to return to this article after
> reading Andy's 2 articles posted, - on the historical development of the
> concept "Gestalt" and his article on the concept of activity.
>  [I would recommend others read these three articles together]
> Mike, you and Natalia referenced a study by Nielsen and Dissanayake which
> shows that young children can hold and act upon a false belief in their
> PLAY but could not act upon the false belief when participating in a
> standard false belief task.  Their cognitive abilities in play were more
> advanced.  My question is if Andy's notion of a COLLABORATIVE project [for
> these children a play context] can give an explanation of this phenomena.
> Also I want  to link the centrality of syncronic contexts with my musings
> on
> 2nd person and 3rd person perspectives.
> Is it possible that standard false belief tasks require a 3rd person stance
> on the task whereas the play setting supports 2nd person perspectives
> [which
> are "shared mind" contexts that are fundamentally intersubjective].  If
> this
> is possible then synchronic zpd's  that developmentally "hold" shared mind
> co-constructions [2nd person contexts] PRECEDE the development of 3rd
> person
> objective spectator false beliefs and 1st person experiences of false
> belief.
> Larry
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