- Name: Alison Gopnik
- Born: 06/16/1955 (65 years old)
- Known for: theory of mind, theory theory, causal learning
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, Scientific American, 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.
School: McGill University, Oxford University
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Alison Gopnik quotes :
I think universities are trying to figure out how we could use what we know about learning to change our education system, but it is sort of funny that they don't necessarily seem to be consulting the people who are sitting right there on campus.Alison Gopnik