A recent study (2016) from researchers at the University of California, Irvine, illustrates an American “phobia of leaving a child unsupervised.” This experiment reveals intriguing correlation between the perceptions of risk for a child left unattended, even if only a few minutes, and the tendency toward moral outrage directed at a parent.

For the full story, please visit https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-me-in-we/201610/moral-judgments-distort-perceptions-risk-child.

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