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Product Description: One of the world's leading child psychologists shatters the myth of "good parenting"Caring deeply about our children is part of what makes us human. Yet the thing we call "parenting" is a surprisingly new invention. In the past thirty years, the concept of parenting and the multibillion dollar industry surrounding it have transformed child care into obsessive, controlling, and goal-oriented labor intended to create a particular kind of child and therefore a particular kind of adult...read more

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9780374229702 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 9, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: One of the world's leading child psychologists shatters the myth of "good parenting"Caring deeply about our children is part of what makes us human.

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Product Description: Como piensan los ninos?, Como es ser un bebe? Durante la ultima decada se ha producido una revolucion en nuestra comprension de la mente de los mas pequenos. Hasta hace poco, los cientificos creian que los bebes eran seres irracionales debido a que tenian un pensamiento y experiencia muy limitados; algo asi como un cuaderno en blanco donde esta todo por escribir...read more

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9786070704659 | Temas De Hoy, September 14, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Como piensan los ninos?

A review of research on learning and infancy, drawn from hundreds of case studies, shows how children by the age of three are virtual learning machines and discusses how parents can help this learning process

Hardcover:

9780688159887 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1999, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A review of research on learning and infancy, drawn from hundreds of case studies, shows how children by the age of three are virtual learning machines and discusses how parents can help this learning process

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9780061846915 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $10.99

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Product Description: In the last decade there has been a revolution in our understanding of the minds of infants and young children. We used to believe that babies were irrational, and that their thinking and experience were limited. Now Alison Gopnik ― a leading psychologist and philosopher, as well as a mother ― explains the cutting-edge scientific and psychological research that has revealed that babies learn more, create more, care more, and experience more than we could ever have imagined...read more

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9780374231965 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 4, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: How do babies think?

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9780312429843 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, July 6, 2010), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: In the last decade there has been a revolution in our understanding of the minds of infants and young children.

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Product Description: Understanding causal structure is a central task of human cognition. Causal learning underpins the development of our concepts and categories, our intuitive theories, and our capacities for planning, imagination and inference. During the last few years, there has been an interdisciplinary revolution in our understanding of learning and reasoning: Researchers in philosophy, psychology, and computation have discovered new mechanisms for learning the causal structure of the world...read more
By Alison Gopnik (editor) and Laura Schulz (editor)

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9780195176803 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 22, 2007, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Understanding causal structure is a central task of human cognition.

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A exciting review of the newest research on learning and infancy, drawing from hundreds of case studies, shows how children by the age of three are virtual learning machines and discusses how parents can help this learning process. Reprint. 40,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780688177881 | Reprint edition (Avon A, January 1, 2001), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A review of research on learning and infancy, drawn from hundreds of case studies, shows how children by the age of three are virtual learning machines and discusses how parents can help this learning process.

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Product Description: Words, Thoughts, and Theories articulates and defends the "theory theory" of cognitive and semantic development, the idea that infants and young children, like scientists, learn about the world by forming and revising theories, a view of the origins of knowledge and meaning that has broad implications for cognitive science...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780262071758 | Mit Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Words, Thoughts, and Theories articulates and defends the "theory theory" of cognitive and semantic development, the idea that infants and young children, like scientists, learn about the world by forming and revising theories, a view of the origins of knowledge and meaning that has broad implications for cognitive science.

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9780262571265, titled "Words, Thoughts and Theories" | Reprint edition (Bradford Books, July 31, 1998), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Words, Thoughts, and Theories articulates and defends the "theory theory" of cognitive and semantic development, the idea that infants and young children, like scientists, learn about the world by forming and revising theories, a view of the origins of knowledge and meaning that has broad implications for cognitive science.

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