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Professor Susan Carey FBA

About this Fellow

Conceptual development: innate representational capacities and the mechanisms that allow humans to transcend them; the acquisition (over evolutionary, historical and ontogenetic time frames) of physical, biological, and mathematical concepts.

Website: http://www.wjh.harvard.edu/~lds/index.html?carey.html

Appointments

Current post

  • Henry A Morss Jr and Elizabeth W Morss Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

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