Babies are able to Think Logically before they can even Learn to Speak

Babies might be more knowledgeable than adults give them credit for. For example, a new study claims that while some babies aren’t able to speak during the early years, that doesn’t mean they aren’t able to think — in fact, they might already have the ability to logically reason at that point.

According to renowned psychologist Jean Piaget, humans don’t develop logical reasoning capabilities until the age of seven, but a team of scientists challenges that theory. They scanned the eyes of 48 babies and concluded that the little ones are capable of reasoning through the process of elimination.

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About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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