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Researchers: Babies prefer individuals who punish those who are not like them

March 13, 2013

Researchers: Babies prefer individuals who punish those who are not like them

Babies prefer individuals who like the same things they do.

Researchers from Yale University have discovered that babies prefer individuals who punish those who are not like them. This seemingly innate mean streak only gets worse in the next five months of life, according to researchers.

Babies prefer individuals who like the same things they do. A new study finds that they want individuals who share their tastes to be treated well by others, but want those whose tastes differ from their own to be treated poorly.

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