Based on the Hidden Brain episode, Kinder-Gardening, that discusses parenting and building children up for success.
Psychologist professor Alison Gopnik's creates an analogy of parents as either gardeners or carpenters. While parents who raise their children with the philosophy of a gardener and cultivate a supportive environment that results in a well-adjusted individual, the parents who follows the approach of a carpenter and try to build their children into successful adults risk the by-product of anxiety.
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