The well-designed child

@article{McCarthy2008TheWC,
  title={The well-designed child},
  author={John McCarthy},
  journal={Artif. Intell.},
  year={2008},
  volume={172},
  pages={2003-2014}
}
This article is inspired by recent psychological studies confirming that a child is not born a blank slate but has important innate capabilities. An important part of the “learning” required to deal with the three dimensional world of objects, processes, and other beings was done by evolution. Each child need not do this learning itself. By the 1950s there… CONTINUE READING