When can you leave a child unattended?
- January 1, 2017
- Cognitive sciences professor Barbara Sarnecka in Scientific American, Jan. 1, 2017
Cognitive psychologist Barbara Sarnecka of the University of California, Irvine, wondered if moral judgment, rather than rational concern, may play a part in the American attitude toward briefly leaving a child alone-a social norm that is not universally shared around the globe. [This article was originally published with the title "Are the Kids All Right?" and included in a previous article list.]
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