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    Learning in and about opaque worlds

    Tatone, D. and Csibra, Gergely (2015) Learning in and about opaque worlds. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 38 , e68. ISSN 0140-525X.

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    Abstract

    We argue that direct active teaching in humans exhibits at least two properties (open-endedness and content opacity) that make the recognition of teaching episodes without ostension untenable. Thus, while we welcome Kline's functional approach to the analysis of teaching, we think that she ignores important features of the socio-environmental niche in which human teaching likely evolved.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Gergo Csibra
    Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2015 10:48
    Last Modified: 10 Feb 2021 19:29
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/12633

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