Think Again Podcast #61 – Alison Gopnik – Artificial Intelligence/Natural Stupidity

    Subscribe on Google Play, Stitcher, or iTunes Come talk to us on Twitter: @bigthinkagain In this episode:  Alison Gopnik is an internationally recognized expert in children’s learning and development. A professor of psychology and affiliate professor of philosophy at UC Berkeley, and the author of many books including the The Philosophical Baby. Her new book The Gardener and the Carpenter is a response to the fact that “parenting” has become a verb, a powerful middle class trend, a lucrative self-help industry, and sometimes a kind of bloodsport. Meanwhile developmental science paints a very different picture of how children grow and learn, and what it means to be a good parent. As Gopnik puts it, “It’s easy to say ‘just chill,’ but the advice is, basically, just chill!”   On this week’s episode of Think…


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