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Cross-Cultural Differences in the Valuing of Dominance by Young Children
Developmental research suggests that young children tend to value dominant individuals over subordinates. This research, however, has nearly exclusively been carried out in Western cultures, and cross-cultural research ...
The Needs of the Many Do Not Outweigh the Needs of the Few: The Limits of Individual Sacrifice across Diverse Cultures
A long tradition of research in WEIRD (Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, Democratic) countries has investigated how people weigh individual welfare versus group welfare in their moral judgments. Relatively less ...
How children learn to produce appropriate referring expressions in narratives: The role of clarification requests and modeling
Asking children to clarify themselves promotes their ability to uniquely identify objects in referential communication tasks. However, little is known about whether parents ask preschoolers for clarification during ...
Enhancing Preschoolers’ Understanding of Ambiguity in Communication: A Training Study on Misunderstandings
Understanding knowledge acquisition involves a comprehension of the relationship between a person’s access to relevant information and that person’s subsequent knowledge. This report investigates how preschoolers improve in ...