Alison Gopnik: What do babies think?

Alison Gopnik talks about exciting work she and her colleagues have been doing that shows how we underestimate the cognitive capabilities of children.  The work of Gopnik and her colleagues was one of the main inspirations for our work with preschoolers.  Their work provides clear evidence that the typical school curriculum vastly underestimates what very young children can do and that children can set their own learning agenda.

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