But researchers recently found evidence that something else might be fueling this culture of hyper-vigilance: parents’ need to moralistically judge other parents for their parenting skills. ... To test that hypothesis, the researchers – Ashley Thomas, Kyle Stanford, and Barbara Sarnecka, all from the University of California, Irvine – engaged more than 1,300 people in a variety of experiments.

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