Children Are More Likely to Prioritize the Needs of Animals
Beliefs about how animals should be treated are likely socially acquired.
How the Pandemic is Changing Children’s Friendships
Just one year ago, kids could hold their friends’ hands. They shared blankets at sleepovers. They clustered around birthday cakes to help blow out the candles. And now they don’t. Many things in our pandemic-stricken
Michigan Summer Program in Cognition & Early Development
The 10-week program will run remotely from June 1st to August 6th, 2021.
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on the risk for alcohol use disorder, language comprehension in children with autism, varied skills, primate vocal communication, the importance of the context for child development, and the role of robots in understanding the human mind.
Cultural Conditioning in Progress: Children are More Likely to Prioritize the Needs of Animals
Beliefs about how animals should be treated vary significantly between cultures, and are likely socially acquired.
Worried About Your Toddler Right Now? Take a Deep Breath
As Ashlyn Atigre prepared to take her healthy son to the pediatrician for his 3-year-old well visit recently, a nagging concern was on her mind. “I want to talk about the social impact of the