Keen to test if the same is true in young children, or if one of the effects is more dominant, a team led by Emily Sumner, a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine, conducted two experiments and published their findings in a recent paper in PLOS One fantastically titled “Cake or Broccoli: Recency Biases Children’s Verbal Responses”.

For the full story, please visit https://digest.bps.org.uk/2019/07/01/the-recency-effect-is-especially-pronounced-in-children-an-important-finding-for-researchers-and-parents/.

 

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