What Do Babies Think? Play as R&D for the Human Species.

“What’s it like to be a baby? It’s like being in love in Paris for the first time after you’ve had three double espressos.”

In this wonderful talk psychologist Alison Gopnik reveals the findings of her work with babies and their learning patterns. Through her experiments she discovered that babies are the Research and Development arm of the human species, what she realized is that babies are actually involved in sophisticated intelligence-gathering and decision-making that babies are really doing when they play.

Her conclusion? Maybe, at least some of the time, we should be getting adults to start thinking more like children… Enjoy!

One Comment on “What Do Babies Think? Play as R&D for the Human Species.

  1. Pingback: What do babies think?! | reCOGNITION Learning

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