As adults grow up and have more responsibilities, they lose time and their imagination. They've lost the will to ask 'stupid' questions and trying to prove whether they're right or wrong. For example: Adults don't believe in unicorns or mer-people. Although a child's imagination may run wild and believe in those, they try to discover the truth. If children were scientist and tried to figure things out, we would have more answers than we do now.
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Alison Gopnik with grandson Atticus. Photo by Rod Searcey. As a rule, children are wired to explore, experiment and get results through trial and error — usually more quickly than grownups. But why? Also presenting for the faculty research lecture series will be Jill Banfield, Berkeley professor of earth and planetary sciences and of environmental sciences, policy and management. Children are devoted to learning about the world, instead of just focusing on getting things accomplished. They explore the actual world and pretend worlds and imagine crazy things.
An internationally recognized expert on the psychology of child development, social reasoning, and morality, he has won numerous awards for his research, writing, and teaching. What gifts and capacities do children have that adults lack? And I think that there's two ways of answering that question that give intersecting answers. One is evolutionary, which is what would you expect a child to be good at, given that what childhood is, is a period before maturity where you get everything up to speed.
The movie this time is The Pirates! Band of Misfits. This supposed kids movie is packed with subtleties, ironic humor, more struggles, and passing references to pop culture.