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, 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. She has frequently appeared on TV and radio including The Charlie Rose Show and The Colbert Report. Slate writes of Gopnik, "One of the most prominent researchers in the field, Gopnik is also one of

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  • Alison Gopnik (* 16. Juni 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) ist eine US-amerikanische Hochschullehrerin für Psychologie an der University of California, Berkeley. Sie ist bekannt für ihre Forschung auf dem Gebiet der kognitiven und sprachlichen Entwicklung, insbesondere des kausalen Lernens und der Theory of Mind. Nach ihrem B.A.-Abschluss 1975 an der McGill University erwarb Gopnik 1980 einen Ph.D. am Wolfson College der Universität Oxford. 2013 wurde sie zum Mitglied der American Academy of Arts and Sciences gewählt. Sie arbeitete zunächst an der University of Toronto und folgte 1988 dem Ruf nach Berkeley. Aus ihrer Ehe mit George Lewinski hat sie drei Söhne: den Hip-Hop-Jazz-Fusion Musiker Alexei Gopnik-Lewinski aka Lexxx Luthor, Nicholas Gopnik-Lewinski und Andres Gopnik-Lewinski. Alison Gopnik ist das älteste von fünf Geschwistern, darunter Blake Gopnik, Kunstkritiker der Washington Post und Adam Gopnik, Autor für The New Yorker. (de)
  • 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, 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. She has frequently appeared on TV and radio including The Charlie Rose Show and The Colbert Report. Slate writes of Gopnik, "One of the most prominent researchers in the field, Gopnik is also one of the finest writers, with a special gift for relating scientific research to the questions that parents and others most want answered. This is where to go if you want to get into the head of a baby." Gopnik is a columnist for The Wall Street Journal, sharing the Mind & Matter column with Robert Sapolsky on alternating Saturdays. (en)
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  • Alison Gopnik (* 16. Juni 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) ist eine US-amerikanische Hochschullehrerin für Psychologie an der University of California, Berkeley. Sie ist bekannt für ihre Forschung auf dem Gebiet der kognitiven und sprachlichen Entwicklung, insbesondere des kausalen Lernens und der Theory of Mind. Nach ihrem B.A.-Abschluss 1975 an der McGill University erwarb Gopnik 1980 einen Ph.D. am Wolfson College der Universität Oxford. 2013 wurde sie zum Mitglied der American Academy of Arts and Sciences gewählt. (de)
  • 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, 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. She has frequently appeared on TV and radio including The Charlie Rose Show and The Colbert Report. Slate writes of Gopnik, "One of the most prominent researchers in the field, Gopnik is also one of (en)
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