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Toddlers have sense of justice, puppet study shows


June 22, 2015
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Sindhya N. Bhanoo
NY Times
Children as young as age 3 will intervene on behalf of a victim, reacting as if victimized themselves, scientists have found.
 
With toys, cookies and puppets, Keith Jensen, a psychologist at the University of Manchester in England, and his colleagues tried to judge how much concern 3- and 5-year-olds had for others, and whether they had a sense of so-called restorative justice.