The Scientist In The Crib | Quote 00802

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One reason we care about babies is that we are responsible for what happens to them. But another, equally important reason to care about development is not that babies will turn into grown-ups but that we were once babies. When we study children, we are studying ourselves; when we see how they develop, we are seeing how we became what we are.

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Alison Gopnik

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The Scientist In The Crib

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