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Kids Understand the Relationship Between Humans and Other Animals


May 17, 2010

people and society graphic Parents, educators and developmental psychologists have long been interested in how children understand the relationship between human and nonhuman animals. The consensus was that as children begin reasoning about the biological world, they adopt only one vantage point, favoring humans over nonhuman animals when it comes to learning about properties of animals. Full Story

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