Toddlers like high-status individuals who win, but prefer to avoid those who win conflicts by using force, a study has found. The results demonstrated how toddlers use social cues and prefer to affiliate themselves with the winners of conflicts and avoid those who they have seen yield to others. "The way you behave in a conflict of interest reveals something about your social status," said lead author Ashley Thomas from University of California, Irvine.

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