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Babies know the difference between good and evil at six months, study reveals

Posted By admin On May 9, 2010 @ 6:05 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

David Derbyshire
UK Daily Mail [1]
May 9, 2010

At the age of six months babies can barely sit up – let along take their first tottering steps, crawl or talk.

But, according to psychologists, they have already developed a sense of moral code – and can tell the difference between good and evil.

An astonishing series of experiments is challenging the views of many psychologists and social scientists that human beings are born as ‘blank slates’ – and that our morality is shaped by our parents and experiences.

Instead, they suggest that the difference between good and bad may be hardwired into the brain at birth.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1275574/Babies-know-difference-good-evil-months-study-reveals.html#ixzz0nRA9KjNX [2]

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