Some articles on learning, emulation, emulation learning:
... In a recent review of the major research on human and primate tool-use, communication, and learning strategies, Tomasello argues that the key human advances over primates (language ... comes along." The key point is that children are born good at a particular kind of social learning this creates a favored environment for social innovations, making them more ... For Tomasello, human social learning—the kind of learning that distinguishes humans from other primates and that played a decisive role in human evolution—is based on two elements ...
... In the original version, emulation referred to observers understanding objects in their potential to help them achieve desired results ... In 1996, Tomasello redefined the term “The individual observing and learning some affordances of the behavior of another animal, and then using what it has learned in ... An even later definition further clarifies “In emulation learning, learners see the movement of the objects involved and then come to some insight about its relevance to their own ...
Famous quotes containing the words learning and/or emulation:
“The child amidst his baubles is learning the action of light, motion, gravity, muscular force; and in the game of human life, love, fear, justice, appetite, man, and God, interact.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Our children will not survive our habits of thinking, our failures of the spirit, our wreck of the universe into which we bring new life as blithely as we do. Mostly, our children will resemble our own misery and spite and anger, because we give them no choice about it. In the name of motherhood and fatherhood and education and good manners, we threaten and suffocate and bind and ensnare and bribe and trick children into wholesale emulation of our ways.”
—June Jordan (b. 1939)