Thursday, July 14, 2011

Study hints at reason infants don't like to watch the news, fails to explain why people start watching any show that would ever have Ann Coulter as a guest.

BPS Research Digest: Toddlers won't bother learning from you if you're daft

Born efficient skeptics, we are trained to be stupid.

'These results add to a growing body of literature that suggests that infants are adept at generalising their knowledge about the reliability of other people across varying contexts,' the researchers said. 'The unique contribution of the present study shows that, similar to older children, infants are able to keep track of an individual's history of being accurate or inaccurate and use this information to guide their subsequent learning.'

1 comment:

  1. What I took from this was that I shouldn't play "I got your nose!" with my kid if I want them to trust me.

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