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Constant Sometimes Distant

If parents are the fixed stars in the child's universe, the vaguely understood, distant but constant celestial spheres, siblings are the dazzling, sometimes scorching comets whizzing nearby.

- Alison Gopnik

Young Asking Literally

Asking questions is what brains were born to do, at least when we were young children. For young children, quite literally, seeking explanations is as deeply rooted a drive as seeking food or water.

- Alison Gopnik

Point One Of The Things

One of the things I say is from an evolutionary point of view: probably the ideal rich environment for a baby includes more mud, livestock, and relatives than most of us could tolerate nowadays.

- Alison Gopnik

Children See Exploration

Successful creative adults seem to combine the wide-ranging exploration and openness we see in children with the focus and discipline we see in adults.

- Alison Gopnik

Also Blank Brain

The brain is highly structured, but it is also extremely flexible. It's not a blank slate, but it isn't written in stone, either.

- Alison Gopnik

Some About Boyfriend

What we want in students is creativity and a willingness to fail. I always say to students, 'If you've never at some point stayed up all night talking to your new boyfriend about the meaning of life instead of preparing for the test, then you're not really an intellectual.'

- Alison Gopnik

Phone Calls Poorer Content

Texts and e-mails travel no faster than phone calls and telegrams, and their content isn't necessarily richer or poorer.

- Alison Gopnik

Some Very Deep

Young children seem to be learning who to share this toy with and figure out how it works, while adolescents seem to be exploring some very deep and profound questions: 'How should this society work? How should relationships among people work?' The exploration is: 'Who am I, what am I doing?'

- Alison Gopnik

Game About The History Of

Imagine if baseball were taught the way science is taught in most inner-city schools. Schoolchildren would get lectures about the history of the World Series. High school students would occasionally reproduce famous plays of the past. Nobody would get in the game themselves until graduate school.

- Alison Gopnik

Been Very Developmental

Putting together philosophy and children would have been difficult for most of history. But very fortunately for me, when I started graduate school there was a real scientific revolution taking place in developmental psychology.

- Alison Gopnik

Very Play Elaborate

Even the very youngest children already are perfectly able to discriminate between the imaginary and the real, whether in books or movies or in their own pretend play. Children with the most elaborate and beloved imaginary friends will gently remind overenthusiastic adults that these companions are, after all, just pretend.

- Alison Gopnik

Most Important Nature

Culture is our nature, and the ability to learn and change is our most important and fundamental instinct.

- Alison Gopnik

Love Very Developmental

I'm afraid the parenting advice to come out of developmental psychology is very boring: pay attention to your kids and love them.

- Alison Gopnik

Think Some Dilemmas

Like most parents, I think, my children have been the source of some of my most intense joys and despairs, my deepest moral dilemmas and greatest moral achievements.

- Alison Gopnik

Developmental Controlled

Developmental scientists like me explore the basic science of learning by designing controlled experiments.

- Alison Gopnik

More Often Fundamental

Adults often assume that most learning is the result of teaching and that exploratory, spontaneous learning is unusual. But actually, spontaneous learning is more fundamental.

- Alison Gopnik

Same Telegraph Exponential

The radio was an improvement on the telegraph but it didn't have the same exponential, transformative effect.

- Alison Gopnik

New Learn Learning

We learn differently as children than as adults. For grown-ups, learning a new skill is painful, attention-demanding, and slow. Children learn unconsciously and effortlessly.

- Alison Gopnik

Like Young Development

Babies and young children are like the research and development division of the human species, and we grown-ups are production and marketing.

- Alison Gopnik

About Big Big Questions

I wanted to answer big questions about humanity, about how it is that we understand about the world, how we can know as much as we do, why human nature is the way that it is. And it always seemed to me that you find answers to those questions by looking at children.

- Alison Gopnik

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Mind Culture University

The university is our culture's assertion that what is made by the mind has value and can convey values.

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

University Had Learning

What, of course, we want in a university is for people to learn the skills they're going to need outside the classroom. So, having a system that had more emphasis on inquiry and exploration but also on learning and practising specific skills would fit much better with how we know people learn.

- Alison Gopnik

University Very Rocker

I was a little punk rocker and was pregnant with Sarah when I went to university. I had her in the Christmas holidays of the first term. It was 1979, and UCL was very proud of its reputation as a liberal university, so they were very helpful.

- Alison Owen

University Studying Mum

I did a term at Cambridge University studying medicine, so I could potentially have followed in Mum and Dad's footsteps and become a doctor.

- Alistair Brownlee

About University Critical

Students now arrive at the university ignorant and cynical about our political heritage, lacking the wherewithal to be either inspired by it or seriously critical of it.

- Allan Bloom

Had Everyone Everyone Else

I'm glad that I had the upbringing I did where I was just part of what everyone else was a part of. And prom and all that.

- Alden Ehrenreich

Had Dad Weird Thing

I definitely had a weird thing of being attracted to older men. Never my family friends, never my dad's friends.

- Alia Shawkat

Next Had Screening

I was really enjoying one of the screenings of 'Beautiful Creatures' and there was this little 14-year-old boy sitting next to me in the screening and I was laughing at all the jokes and I just felt really judged. I had to keep it down a bit. It's a bit embarrassing.

- Alice Englert

Had Lucky High Schools

I went to a lot of different high schools. I had quite a sporadic schooling experience. I went to school in England briefly, to boarding school, and I went to a few different ones in Australia as well. I'm really lucky! I have friends in most countries.

- Alice Englert

Thought Best Had

I once had an Early Girl tomato at my friend Jay's house, and I thought that was the best thing I'd ever had. But then I visited friends in Senegal, and I ate sea urchin pulled fresh out of the sea. It tasted like the ocean.

- Alice Waters

Almost University Student

There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of: almost every student entering the university believes, or says he believes, that truth is relative.

- Allan Bloom

May University Study

Now, a recent study from cardiologists at the University of Maryland, has shown that laughter may have a beneficial effect on the heart.

- Allen Klein

Been Learn Learning

It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.

- Allen Klein

Mankind Learning Destroy

All mankind is now learning that these nuclear weapons can only serve to destroy, never become beneficial.

- Alva Myrdal

Abroad Studying Learning

Cross-cultural learning and studying abroad can be transformative.

- Amal Clooney

Like Fact Learning

Learning how to have 'healthy' attachments sounds easy, but in fact, for someone like me who had damaged early relationships, it's like learning to be fluent in Chinese.

- Amanda de Cadenet

More Deal Learning

I'm learning to deal with my loneliness because then nobody can muck me around any more.

- Amanda Eliasch

My Life University Campus

I was born in a University campus and seem to have lived all my life in one campus or another.

- Amartya Sen

Had Back Learning

In 1989, I had a fellowship to teach for Yale in China for two years. I came back from California to New Haven to spend the summer learning Chinese, but because of Tiananmen Square, Yale cancelled the program.

- Amor Towles

I Remember Learning Upset

I remember learning new words, trying to figure out what common things like cider, finding myself upset that my parents couldn't help me understand this new culture, that it was up to me to interpret for them as well as myself.

- An Na

Through Had Acceptable

Perhaps the earliest memories I have are of being a stubborn, determined child. Through the years my mother has told me that it was fortunate that I chose to do acceptable things, for if I had chosen otherwise, no one could have deflected me from my path.

- Rosalyn Sussman Yalow