Why ‘Pinocchio’ May Not Teach Kids Honesty

Live Science:

For parents looking to teach their children a lesson about honesty, a new study suggests “George Washington and the Cherry Tree” is a more useful morality tale than “The Boy Who Cried Wolf.”

Stories touting the positive outcomes of telling the truth promoted more honesty in kids than stories that emphasize the grave consequences of lying, researchers found.

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