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The Two Worlds of Kids' Morals
March 2, 2009
Children's moral behavior and attitude in the real world largely carry over to the virtual world of computers, the Internet, video games and cell phones. Interestingly, there are marked gender and race differences in the way children rate morally questionable virtual behaviors, according to Professor Linda Jackson and her team from Michigan State University. The study was published online in Springer's journal, Sex Roles.
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