Understanding perspectives and emotions in contract violation: development of deontic and moral reasoning.

  title={Understanding perspectives and emotions in contract violation: development of deontic and moral reasoning.},
  author={Monika Keller and Michaela Gummerum and Xiao Tien Wang and Samuel Lindsey},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={75 2},
Children between the ages of 3 and 10 years were presented with a set of pictures representing a contract with bilateral cheating options between a parent and child (Study 1) and between 2 peers (Study 2). The children had to (a) evaluate which situations violated the contract when the relevant information was presented, (b) anticipate the feelings of the violator and the victim, and (c) infer possible contract violation from 2 different perspectives when relevant information was covered… CONTINUE READING

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