Journal of Experimental Child Psychology

Psychology & Psychiatry

Developmental psychology: Friendship wins out over fairness

When children decide to share, the giver's relationships with the pool of recipients determine who gets how much. They will give more to a wealthy friend than to a needy stranger - at least in cases where wealth is measured ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How quickly can children learn routes?

New research from the University of Liverpool suggests that children as young as eight can learn a route after only a single experience of it.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Practice makes perfect: Switching between languages pays off

It's estimated that half of the world's population speaks two or more languages. But are there hidden benefits to being bilingual? Research from Concordia reveals a new perk visible in the problem-solving skills of toddlers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Anti-fat attitudes shaped early in life

New findings from New Zealand's University of Otago suggest older toddlers—those aged around 32 months old—are picking up on the anti-fat attitudes of their mothers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

At what age do kids recognise fairness?

Children as young as seven have the same capacity as adults to make judgements on the anti-social behaviour of others.

Pediatrics

To tell the truth: kids' edition

(HealthDay)—Teaching kids about telling the truth is a critical life lesson. And your approach can determine how motivated your kids are to be honest.

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