Young infants prefer prosocial to antisocial others.


The current study replicates and extends the finding (Hamlin, Wynn & Bloom, 2007) that infants prefer individuals who act prosocially toward unrelated third parties over those who act antisocially. Using different stimuli from those used by Hamlin, Wynn & Bloom (2007), somewhat younger subjects, and 2 additional social scenarios, we replicated the findings… (More)


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@article{Hamlin2011YoungIP, title={Young infants prefer prosocial to antisocial others.}, author={Jane Kiley Hamlin and Karen Wynn}, journal={Cognitive development}, year={2011}, volume={26 1}, pages={30-39} }