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This AI With a Baby Brain Shows Us How Humans Think<!-- wp:html --><p>Getty</p> <p>When you watch <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKMR0Ozn-gA">a video</a> of a magician performing a trick for a baby, you see a hilarious meme. But behavioral development researchers see something different: Evidence that children have an intuitive sense of physics.</p> <p><a href="https://psychology.northwestern.edu/people/faculty/core/profiles/susan-hespos.html">Susan Hespos</a>, an infant cognition researcher at Northwestern University and Western Sydney University, frequents magic stores to look for new ways to pull off the illusions used in her behavioral research.</p> <p>“I'm often trying to create magic for babies,” she told The Daily Beast.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/this-ai-with-a-baby-brain-shows-us-how-humans-think?source=articles&via=rss">Read more at The Daily Beast.</a></p> <p>Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/tips">here</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

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When you watch a video of a magician performing a trick for a baby, you see a hilarious meme. But behavioral development researchers see something different: Evidence that children have an intuitive sense of physics.

Susan Hespos, an infant cognition researcher at Northwestern University and Western Sydney University, frequents magic stores to look for new ways to pull off the illusions used in her behavioral research.

“I’m often trying to create magic for babies,” she told The Daily Beast.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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