Among her many books are The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life (2010), The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells Us About the Mind (2000), and Words, Thoughts, and Theories (Learning, Development, and Conceptual Change) (1998).
Alison Gopnik and the Science of Play from EG on FORA.tv
Alison Gopnik takes her study of children's play and compares them to scientists performing experiments and thinking about counterfactual realities.
Alison is a Professor of Psychology and Philosophy at Berkeley, and one of the most prominent researchers in the effects of language on thought. She is renowned for her work on cognitive development in babies.