CH1 L24: On intelligence: game and imitation – part III

In the 22nd post, we saw how a kid went through the phases of assimilation, disequilibrium then accommodation to create the concept of the donkey [1]. Piaget [2] stated that the balanced growth of assimilation and accommodation results in functioning intelligence. If assimilation outgrows accommodation, kids will tend to play games; otherwise, they will rather imitate. Through this post, we’re […]

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CH1 L20: on the advent of language

In order to study concepts [1], we took a detour to study meanings whose hierarchy depends on their amplitude and frequency [2]. To construct a road, either you’d pave it once or let many people walk on the path many times so the road would be distinguished. The primitive roads happened to be created. The early humankind couldn’t possibly foresee […]

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