Hearsay Pays a Key Role in How Children Perceive Others, New Study Finds
[Source: Medical X-Press]
Hearsay plays a key role in how children perceive people outside their circle, even though they may have no other information or evidence about these people, according to Vanderbilt research published in Child Development.
Jonathan D. Lane, assistant professor of psychology and human development at Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development, is lead investigator of an innovative study that involved 150 children ages 4–9. He and his team, including graduate student Emily Conder, measured the impact of negative messages provided
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