15 November 2016

Alison Gopnik: What do babies think?

Babies are surprisingly brilliant at learning. In years past, we thought about babies and child as resource sinks, thinking that human learning was a long, grueling process that took decades.

Gopnik shows some of her research that shows 4 years old are better identifying unlikely hypothesis than adults. Further, they are better able to think up variations of hypotheses much more rapidly.

Alison Gopnik: What do babies think?

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