[Ashley] Thomas who was then a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine, wondered if toddlers understood the concept of social status. …. Toddlers vastly preferred the puppet that "won" because the other yielded the way and bowed down. "The toddlers liked the winner. They liked the guy who reaches his goal," says Thomas, who did this work as part of her Ph.D. research at UCI.

For the full story, please visit https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/08/27/641403338/toddlers-like-winners-but-how-they-win-matters.

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