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2014 Wright Lecture: Asking Questions and Trusting What You're Told by Paul Harris

Sarah Lawrence College Child Development Institute

Monday, July 14, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

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Asking Questions and Trusting What You're Told
Paul Harris, PhD

Paul Harris is a developmental psychologist with interests in the development of cognition, emotion and imagination. He holds the Victor S. Thomas Professorship of Education at Harvard University. His book on children’s understanding of emotion – ‘Children and Emotion’ – appeared in 1989 and his book on play and imagination – ‘The Work of the Imagination’ –in 2000. He currently studies how young children learn about history, science and religion on the basis of what trusted informants tell them. His latest book – ‘Trusting What You’re Told: How Children Learn from Others’ – describing this research, was published by Harvard University Press (May, 2012). It has received the Eleanor Maccoby Award from the American Psychological Association and the Book Award of the Cognitive Development Society.

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Sarah Lawrence College
Heimbold Donnelley Theatre
Bronxville, NY 10708

Monday, July 14, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)


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Sarah Lawrence College Child Development Institute

Sarah Lawrence College

Child Development Institute

1 Mead Way

Yonkers, NY 10708

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