Alison Gopnik

The Gardener and the Carpenter

Alison Gopnik

Talk: The Gardener and the Carpenter

Dr. Alison Gopnik is a professor at University of California in Berkeley and a world leader in the study of child development and learning. She's written over 100 journal articles and a biweekly column in the Wall Street Journal. In this talk, Alison contrasts what we "know" about good parenting from popular culture versus what research tells us is really the case.

Alison Gopnik

Alison Gopnik is a professor of psychology and affiliate professor of philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley. She received her BA from McGill University and her PhD. from Oxford University. She is an internationally recognized leader in the study of children’s learning and development and was the first to argue that children’s minds could help us understand deep philosophical questions.

The Gardner and the Carpenter

One of the world's leading child psychologists shatters the myth of "good parenting".

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