Producing and understanding prosocial actions in early childhood.

@article{Paulus2012ProducingAU,
  title={Producing and understanding prosocial actions in early childhood.},
  author={Markus Paulus and Chris Moore},
  journal={Advances in child development and behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={42},
  pages={271-305}
}
Early prosocial development has become a topic of great interest in recent years as experimental studies have provided evidence that instances of prosocial action can already be found in the second year of life. In this contribution, we review the recent literature on young children's production of prosocial actions, in particular helping, sharing, and comforting, and their understanding of others' prosocial behavior. We summarize the novel insights gained by recent studies and point to… CONTINUE READING

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