Social cognition and friendships

Friendships are important in life. In a recent study in elementary school, we found that children’s feelings of loneliness are related to some, but not all aspects of their social cognition.

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Koerber, S., & Osterhaus, C. (2020). Some but not all aspects of (advanced) Theory of Mind predict loneliness. British Journal of Developmental Psychology38, 144–148. doi:10.1111/bjdp.12302