When it comes to the cliche of “taking candy from a baby,” we’ve often wondered if the child is crying because it wants the candy or if the kid is upset because he or she understands the concept of ownership and feels wronged.
In this archival edition of Radio Chipstone, contributor gianofer fields unpacks the concept of children and ownership with Charles (Chuck) Kalish, a Professor of Educational Psychology at UW-Madison.
About the Host:
gianofer (JON nah fer) fields is an Art Historian and Material Culture contributor and curates the Radio Chipstone series. The project is hosted by the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and funded by the Chipstone Foundation; a decorative arts foundation whose mission is preserving and interpreting their collection, as well as stimulating research and education in decorative arts.
About the Guest:
Charles (Chuck) Kalish is a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at UW-Madison. His research focuses on “inductive inference and causal reasoning” – i.e. How do we predict the future and learn from experience?
Image: Photograph by Michael Newman, Flickr.
This segment comes from the Radio Chipstone Archives on WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio. See here.