Here are some natural (ish) demonstrations of my children ‘doing science’
Imitation at 2 weeks (and outtake)
Seamus has plans (and object permanence) at 10 months
Mirror self-recognition (failure) at 10 months
Mirror self-recognition (success) at 22 months, natural test and mark test
Body scale errors at 22 months
Empathy at 22 months: self-focused and other-focused
Theory of mind at 32 months: normal and advanced but very disappointed
Imitation at 7 weeks with mum and with Seamus
Secure base behaviour at 9 months (with means end problem solving)
Body awareness and limited mirror self-awareness at 14 months
Helping at 14 months
Seamus (57 months) and Fallon (35 months) theory of mind and inhibition contrast
Seamus (72 months) and Fallon (49 months) do moral dilemmas part 1 and part 2.
Stor detects and enjoys contingency at 4 months
Protoconversation at 4 months
Stor passes the Piagetian bodily self-awareness task at 19 months.
Seamus (7 years), Fallon (5 years) and Stor (33 months) do the marshmallow test of self-control.