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Shared intentionality. / Tomasello, Michael; Carpenter, Malinda.

In: Developmental Science, Vol. 10, No. 1, 01.2007, p. 121-125.

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Tomasello, M & Carpenter, M 2007, 'Shared intentionality', Developmental Science, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 121-125. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00573.x

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Tomasello, M., & Carpenter, M. (2007). Shared intentionality. Developmental Science, 10(1), 121-125. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00573.x

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Tomasello M, Carpenter M. Shared intentionality. Developmental Science. 2007 Jan;10(1):121-125. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00573.x

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Tomasello, Michael ; Carpenter, Malinda. / Shared intentionality. In: Developmental Science. 2007 ; Vol. 10, No. 1. pp. 121-125.

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