Developing Empathy in Young Children: Explaining Theory of Mind

Learning to be empathetic takes time and practice—and a cognitive skill called Theory of Mind. Learn more in this short video!

Empathy is a critical life skill, but how and when does it develop in young children? Learn more from Rachel Robertson, Bright Horizons education and development vice president, about the cognitive milestone called “theory of mind” and how you can encourage your child to become an empathetic, caring individual.

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Written by: Leaders in Early Childhood Education for 30 Years

July 9, 2021