Alison Gopnik Reviews and Commentaries

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Commentary on Susan Carey "The Origin of Concepts"

A. Gopnik (2011). A unified account of abstract structure and conceptual change: Probabilistic models and early learning mechanisms. Commentary on Susan Carey "The Origin of Concepts." Behavioral and Brain Sciences 34(3):129-126.

 

Commentary on Nora Newcombe Neoconstructivism

A. Gopnik (2011). The theory theory 2.0: Probabilistic models and cognitive development. Commentary on Nora Newcombe Neoconstructivism. Child Development Perspectives 5(3):161-163.

 

Probabilistic models as theories of children’s minds

A. Gopnik (2011). Probabilistic models as theories of children’s minds. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 34(4):200-201.

 

Review of Melvin Konner "The Evolution of Childhood"

A. Gopnik (2010). Review of Melvin Konner "The Evolution of Childhood: Relationships, Emotion, Mind" (Harvard University Press, 2010). Science 15 Oct. 2010, 321-322.

 

Comments on Griffiths et al. and McLelland et al.

A. Gopnik, H. M. Wellman, Susan A. Gelman & A. N. Meltzoff (2010). A computational foundation for cognitive development: comment on Griff[i]ths et al and McLelland et al. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 14:342-343.