PerspectiveCognition

Out of the Minds of Babes

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Science  01 Jan 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5398, pp. 40-41
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5398.40

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How does the brain reason and calculate? In his Perspective Pinker traces the history of this question and its answers. A new study in this issue reveals that 7-month-old infants can use rules to analyze their surroundings, changing the landscape of this debate.

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