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What Do Babies Think2For many years, babies were thought not to have a brain that is fully functional.Through varied studies carried by scholars over time, this notion was found to be wrongdue to the fact that babies can analyze and make decisions on what is taking place aroundthem (Gopnik, 2017). There was strong evidence that babies comprehend what’s takingplace more than what we thought. Babies learn through sensing what we adults andchildren who interact with them do and say to them. Their brains are capable ofcapturing, processing, and eventually storing various information. In other words, theirbrains have been compared to learning computers. The research that was done by Alison Gopnik tried to explain how babies are ableto comprehend what’s happening in the environment around them. Through this research,the researcher was able to establish that babies are able to modify intuitive theories thatare found in their world in a similar manner as the scientists do (Gopnik, 2017). Some

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