"Adults are able to distinguish between choices and are oftentimes more likely to select the first one. This is called primacy bias," says cognitive science researcher Emily Sumner from the University of California Irvine. …This area hasn't been studied in children before, so this is fascinating to pinpoint." It could also be extremely useful. Especially if an adult wants to positively influence a child's choices, or otherwise get a more truthful answer out of them.

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