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Wall Street Journal:   Artificial Intelligence is teaching us new, surprising things about the human mind.  April 1, 2023

Generally Intelligent:   Celeste Kidd, UC Berkeley: On attention and curiosity, and how we form beliefs.  Nov. 22, 2022

Factually! with Adam Conover:   Where beliefs come from with Celeste Kidd.  Feb. 11, 2020

TWIML Podcast:   How to know with Celeste Kidd.   Dec. 23, 2019

Fortune:   The emerging disconnect between business and academic interests in A.I.  Dec. 17, 2019

VentureBeat:   AI Weekly: NeurIPS proves machine learning at scale is hard.  Dec 13, 2019

The Big Smoke (Australia):   Do we need to educate our kids about YouTube's algorithm?   Sept. 14, 2018

Live Science:   Why false beliefs are hard to shake.  Sept. 12, 2018

Metro UK:   Here’s how people start believing the Earth is flat, according to science.  Sept. 10, 2018

New Zealand Herald:   Weird Science: Why do cranks stick to their beliefs?  Sept. 8, 2018

Daily Mail:   Why flat Earthers and Holocaust deniers won't change their mind.  Sept. 4, 2018

Newsline:   Why we follow spurious beliefs.  Sept. 4, 2018


Fatherly:   The IQ test for kids that never caught on, Nov. 6, 2019

UnDark Magazine:   Of evolution, culture, and the obstetrical dilemma Nov. 29, 2017

Fatherly:   The Evolutionary Reason Human Babies Are Born Helpless Oct. 19, 2016

The New Yorker:   Why are babies so dumb if humans are so smart? Sept. 7, 2016

Dân Trí Viet Nam:   Nuôi con giúp cha me thông minh hon June 19, 2016

BBC World The Why Factor:   Why are we getting smarter? June 15, 2016

Tin Tuc Viet Nam:   Loài nguoi thông minh hon nho tre so sinh? June 14, 2016

Nostro Figlio:   La vulnerabilità dei neonati ha aiutato la nostra evoluzione? June 13, 2016

Nautilus:   Did preemies make humans smart? June 5, 2016

Focus Magazine:   Bambini indifesi fanno l'uomo intelligente June 3, 2016

Scientific American:   Does a newborn's helplessness hold the key to human smarts? June 1, 2016

CBC Quirks & Quarks:   Helpless babies make for smart parents May 28, 2016

The Economist:   Of bairns and brains May 28, 2016

CBC News:   Study draws link between helpless babies and human intelligence May 27, 2016

Ars Technica:   Getting babies to stop crying and not die may have made humans smarter May 25, 2016

Science & Vie:   S’occuper des enfants a rendu les humains intelligents May 25, 2016

Deutschlandfunk:   Intelligente eltern braucht das kind May 24, 2016

La Vanguardia:   Bebés indefensos, padres más inteligentes May 24, 2016

Washington Post:   How helpless babies helped make humans so smart May 24, 2016

Bild der Wissenschaft:   Intelligenz-evolution durch kinderbetreuung? May 23, 2016

Business Insider:   There may be a counterintuitive origin to human intelligence May 23, 2016

Daily Mail:   Did caring for children give us bigger brains? May 23, 2016

International Business Times:   Humans evolved superior intelligence to care for our helpless babies May 23, 2016

TIME:   How child care made humans smart May 23, 2016



Forbes:   Kids wait for treats longer if they’re trying to impress others.  Sept. 11, 2020

Junkee:   Locked down but not out.  May 21, 2020

Fatherly:   The famous “marshmallow test” of kids’ self-discipline missed something big July 8, 2018

Forbes:   Kids have more self-control today than in the '60s July 3, 2018

Business Insider:   Famous Stanford 'marshmallow test' challenged because of a major flaw. May 31, 2018

NPR:   So it's just you and a marshmallow: would you pass the test? Jan. 6, 2018

Forbes:   Now more than ever, employees want to know: is there a second marshmallow? June 7, 2017

Time:   14 Factors That Affect the Decisions You Make   Oct. 2, 2015

Atlantico:   La maîtrise de soi, ça s’apprend à tout âge (et ça commence avec le test du chamallow).   Oct. 17, 2014

New York Times:   What Drives Success?   Jan. 25, 2014

New York Times Magazine:   We Didn’t Eat the Marshmallow. The Marshmallow Ate Us.   Jan. 10, 2014

New York Times:   You’re So Self-Controlling.   Nov. 17, 2013

Science News:   Delaying gratification is about worldview as much as willpower.   Nov. 17, 2013

Scientific American MIND:   A Marshmallow in the Hand: To predict success in children, look beyond willpower.   March 11, 2013

Discover Magazine:   Top Stories of 2012: #86 - Why Kids Make Rash Decisions.   Jan. 13, 2013

Psychology Today:   A Toasted Marshmallow (Test).   Jan. 2, 2013

Psychology Today:   Marshmallows, willpower, and reliability.   Oct. 24, 2012

U.S. News & World Report:   The marshmallow test revisited.   Oct. 24, 2012

New York Times:   Motherload Weekly Reader: Vampires, Park Slope, Men and Marshmallows.   Oct. 23, 2012

Newstalk Radio Ireland:   Moncrieff: Interview with Celeste Kidd.   Oct. 23, 2012

Wall Street Journal:  Daniel Akst’s Week in Ideas - Psychology: Mindful of Marshmallows.   Oct. 19, 2012

Psychology Today:   Kids’ willpower influenced by others’ reliability.   Oct. 19, 2012

Daily Mail:   Children are more trusting than you think.   Oct. 17, 2012

Science News:   Delaying gratification is about worldview as much as willpower.   Oct. 17, 2012

io9:   Researchers revisit history’s most adorable psychological experiment, find something new.   Oct. 17, 2012

Wall Street Journal:   Self-control arises from nurture as well as nature.   Oct. 16, 2012

Popular Science:   New version of classic marshmallow experiment upends original conclusions.   Oct. 16, 2012

Slate:   Reconsidering the marshmallow test.   Oct. 16, 2012

CBS News:   New "marshmallow test" suggests trust matters.   Oct. 16, 2012

USA Today:   Updated 'marshmallow test' offers insight on kids' delayed gratification.   Oct. 16, 2012

Scientific American 60-Second Mind:   Helping your child delay gratification   Oct. 15, 2012

Washington Post:   A new take on the marshmallow test.   Oct. 15, 2012

Smithsonian Magazine:   The marshmallow test gets more complicated.   Oct. 15, 2012

Globe and Mail:   A reliable environment fosters child’s capacity for self-control.   Oct. 14, 2012

Washington Post:   The marshmallow test revisited.   Oct. 13, 2012

Business Insider:   New marshmallow study challenges conventional thinking about willpower.   Oct. 12, 2012

TIME:   Marshmallow-ology: Why wait, when the better treat might never arrive?   Oct. 12, 2012

Boing Boing:   Marshmallow study and class.   Oct. 11, 2012

Mother Jones:   New Study: Delayed gratification not a winning strategy if researchers are big meanies.   Oct. 11, 2012


TES Magazine:  How certainty drives learning.  Jan 31, 2023

New Scientist:  How curiosity can supercharge your brain and boost your success.  Oct 12, 2022

Fatherly:  4 ways boredom is actually great for kids.  March 17, 2020

Particle:  Getting curious about curiosity.  Feb. 12, 2020

Fatherly: How to tell when a baby is bored and what to do about it Feb. 7 19, 2018

Nautilus:   Curiosity depends on what you already know   Feb. 25, 2016

ABC National Radio Australia:   We know it killed the cat, but there's still much to learn about curiosity   Nov. 10, 2015

CBC News:   Curious about curiosity? The science behind enquiring minds   Nov. 5, 2015

BNR Newsradio:   Waarom zijn we nieuwsgierig? (Why are we curious?)   Nov. 5, 2015

BBC News:   Babies' Minds: The truth about life and death.   July 13, 2014

Correio Braziliense:   Aprendizado na medida certa.   June 3, 2012

New York Times:   Babies’ hunger to learn has a “Goldilocks effect”.   May 28, 2012

La Repubblica:   Fate attenzione, cari genitorii neonati a volte si annoiano.   May 26, 2012

Daily Mail:   Babies filter out information they see as too complicated.   May 24, 2012

Daily Telegraph:   How to win the bored baby battle.   May 24, 2012

Discovery News:   Babies know what’s boring.   May 24, 2012

Good Morning America:   “Goldilocks Effect”: Babies learn when things aren't too complex, too simple.   May 24, 2012

Huffington Post:   Babies' attention span: Study explains the 'Goldilocks effect'.   May 24, 2012

Scientific American 60-Second Science:   Babies’ attention choices fall within Goldilocks zone.   May 23, 2012

ABC News:   Babies have a learning “sweet spot”.   May 23, 2012

Boing Boing:   How much kid-stimulus is right?   May 23, 2012

CBS News:   The Goldilocks effect in babies.   May 23, 2012



Fatherly:   How to teach children new words by showing them stuff.   Feb 27, 2019

Scientific American MIND:   Hesitant speech helps kids, um, learn.   Oct. 11, 2011

Slate:   An uh, er, um essay: In praise of verbal stumbles.   July 26, 2011

Parents Magazine:   “Um” and “uh” can help toddlers learn new words.   April 29, 2011

New Scientist:   Baby brain expert: “Ums” and “ers” help children learn.   April 28, 2011

Epoch Times Deutschland:   Sprechpausen steigern aufmerksamkeit von kindern.   April 19, 2011

Discovery News:   Uh and um may help children learn language.   April 18, 2011

La Repubblica:   Quelle “pause” del discorsoinsegnano ai piccoli a parlare.   April 18, 2011

Naked Scientists Podcast:   Um, that's the way we learn.   April 17, 2011

Scientific American 60-Second Mind:   Our uhs and ums may help children learn language.   April 17, 2011

The Independent:   Parents who stumble over words may help children learn language.   April 15, 2011

Today Show:   Verbal fumbling can help kids learn language skills.   April 15, 2011

ABC News Radio:   Verbal crutches may help kids learn new words.   April 14, 2011

Daily Mail:   “Umming” and “ahhing” parents help their babies learn to speak.   April 14, 2011

Fox News:   Um, uh ... speech stumbles help toddlers learn new words.   April 14, 2011

Good Morning America:   “Ums” and “ahs” help toddlers learn language.   April 14, 2011

NPR:   Parents’ ums and uhs can help toddlers learn language.   April 14, 2011



LifeHacker:   Why your toddler gets mad when you give them what they wanted.   July 15, 2019

Fatherly:   Most coding toys for babies are bull, but that’s totally fine.   April 4, 2018

Fatherly:   Don’t blame your kid for getting you sick.   March 4, 2018

Fatherly:   How to invite imaginary friends into the family.   Aug. 21, 2017

Fatherly:   The problem with parenting advice? Faulty premises.   July 5, 2017

Fatherly:   Why a kid’s first lie is a huge achievement.   May 17, 2017

Scientific American:   Could childhood adversity boost creativity?   March 1, 2016

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