Listen up, parents: For toddlers (and chimps), the majority rules

A new study offers some news for parents: even toddlers have a tendency to follow the crowd. That sensitivity isn't unique to humans either; chimpanzees also appear more likely to pick up habits if "everyone else is doing it." Full Story »

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Subjects: Sci/Tech, Health
Topics: Psychology, Science
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Posted by: Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - Apr 13, 2012 - 2:40 AM PDT
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Edited by: Manfred Ostrowski - Apr 13, 2012 - 2:45 AM PDT

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Apr. 16, 2012

Interesting science news backed by research findings. Well, yes, parents and teachers of the toddlers should be aware of the dynamics this report, and the cited research telling about while children interact.

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Manfred Ostrowski
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by Manfred Ostrowski - Apr. 13, 2012
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Steve Bordley
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by Steve Bordley - Apr. 16, 2012

Although it deals with subject matter already established regarding social norms it is presented in an excellent scientific fashion.

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