How toddlers use social cues to avoid bullies
- September 12, 2018
- Research by Ashley Thomas and Barbara Sarnecka, cog sci, via the Independent Online, Sep. 12, 2018
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.
For the full story, please visit https://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/family/baby/how-toddlers-use-social-cues-to-avoid-bullies-17008582.