"Adults are able to distinguish between choices and often choose the first one, which is called the bias of the championship," says chief study author Emily Sumner, a UCI doctor in cognitive sciences. "But children, especially children under the age of 3, who do not even know the language, show bias in answering the questions orally, which means that the last choice is more commonly chosen, and this area has not been studied in children before, so this is fascinating."

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