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    • The Child as Econometrician: A Rational Model of Preference Understanding in Children 

      Lucas, Christopher G; Griffiths, Thomas L; Xu, Fei; Fawcett, Christine; Gopnik, Alison; Kushnir, Tamar; Markson, Lori; ... (8 authors) (PLoS ONE, 2014-03)
      Recent work has shown that young children can learn about preferences by observing the choices and emotional reactions of other people, but there is no unified account of how this learning occurs. We show that a rational ...