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Sunday, June 01, 2014

Those genius babies

This video has almost a million views. I think it's very well done :-)



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1 comment:

dxie48 said...

Even for 'normal' babies, the 'relative intelligence' with respect to their age seems to be higher than that for adults,
http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080331/full/news.2008.713.html
"Babies have an eye for statistics"

'The authors suggest that an infant's statistical intuition resembles
that of a scientist, supporting a proposition made by some cognitive
scientists that "children are scientists".'

"The question that remains, says Bonatti, is how these reasoning
abilities develop from infancy to a adulthood: sometimes culminating in
not-very-rational adults."

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