What's Behind that Innocent Smile?
Presented by Susan Hespos,
Psychology; Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
HOW BABIES LEARN TO UNDERSTAND AND SPEAK
Have you ever gazed into a baby’s eyes and wondered, what is going on in their little head? If yes then you share the same interests as developmental psychologists. Many people have pondered the origins of knowledge. Do we acquire knowledge through experiences interaction with the world? In 1890, philosopher William James described the mental experience of the newborn as a “blooming buzzing confusion”. In contrast, today we know that babies are quite sophisticated in their early knowledge.
Come discover the latest scientific findings about what infants know in the first months of life.
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The Firehouse Grill, 2nd Floor
750 Chicago Ave., Evanston 60202