Alison Gopnik

Alison Gopnik is an internationally renowned authority on children's learning, the author of over 100 articles and the co-author of two books: Words, Thoughts And Theories (1998) and the acclaimed How Babies Think (2001). She has also written for the Times Literary Supplement, the New York Review of Books, the New York Times and was Associate Editor of Child Development (the leading journal in the field). She is a Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of Philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley.

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The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love and the Meaning of Life

The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love and the Meaning of Life

by Alison Gopnik

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For most of us, having a baby is the most profound, intense, and fascinating experience of our lives. Now scientists and philosophers are starting to appreciate babies, too. The last decade has... (more)

Words, Thoughts, and Theories

Words, Thoughts, and Theories

by Alison Gopnik, Andrew N. Meltzoff

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This text articulates and defends the '"theory" theory' of cognitive and semantic development - that is, the idea that infants and young children, like scientists, learn about the world by forming... (more)

How Babies Think: The Science of Childhood

How Babies Think: The Science of Childhood

by Alison Gopnik

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An exploration of what evolutionary psychology is teaching us of the development and learning of children, in the tradition of Matt Ridleys The Red Queen and Steven Pinkers The Language Instinct.... (more)

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