Alison Gopnik

Alison Gopnik (born June 16, 1955) is an American professor of psychology and affiliate professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. She is known for her work in the areas of cognitive and language development, specializing in the effect of language on thought, the development of a theory of mind, and causal learning. Her writing on psychology and cognitive science has appeared in Science, The Times Literary Supplement, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, New Scientist, Slate and others. Her body of work also includes four books and over 100 journal articles.
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  • Ad creative gives grown-ups a Santa of their own

    … creativity,” Borges told Digiday. “This project is a way for us adults to go back to our childhood — at least mentally.” Borges took inspiration from several studies as he grappled with the question of why adults lack creativity. One, by developmental psychologist Dr. Alison Gopnik, examined why children may be better at problem solving due…

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