Children negotiate taking turns surprisingly early in life

Five-year-old preschoolers opt to share sacrifices, study finds

TRAIN GAINS  Pairs of 5-year-olds who steered toy trains in this set-up often decided to take turns swerving their vehicles so that each child could alternately earn big rewards.



S. Grüneisen, M. Tomasello

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