The Daily Populous

Tuesday February 4th, 2020 evening edition

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And that's exactly what happened during a study published Tuesday that tests the beginnings of altruism in humans.

said Andrew Meltzoff, co-director of the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at the University of Washington, in a statement.

Yet humans often respond to hungry people, whether it's through food banks, fundraisers or sharing their snack or lunch.

In this case, the babies were tested at their snack or meal time, when they were typically hungry.

This, researchers thought, would raise the stakes and impact the motivation of the children to keep the fruit for themselves.

But 37% of the test group who believed the adult was hungry picked up the fruit and gave it away.

"If we can discover how to promote altruism our kids, this could move us toward a more caring society. »

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