A. Gopnik's scientific contributions

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... Theory Theory (TT) is an empiricist perspective focused on the development of children's ToM abilities. The particular brand of TT that has been developed most fully with regard to research on maternal discourse is by Wellman and his colleagues (Gopnik, 1996;Gopnik & Wellman, 1992;Wellman, 1990;. For TT, the child is construed as a "little scientist" and learning is a process of generating hypotheses about the environment that are either confirmed or disconfirmed. ...
... The theory-theory (e.g., Gopnik & Wellman, 1994) was a strong version of Carey's proposal. It highlighted the parallel between children and scientists at the level of theory (vs. ...