Study Reveals Young Children Prefer to Learn From Confident People
[Source: Medical X-Press]
At a time when scams seem all around us and fake news appears to be on the rise, you might be relieved to know that even young children show some impressive skills when it comes to identifying poor sources of information, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia.
In a new study published today in the PLOS ONE, researchers found that young children between the age of four and five not only prefer to learn from people who appear confident, they also keep track of how well the person’s confidence has matched with their
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