How Do Children Decide What’s Fair?

Researchers concluded that from an early age, children are aware of local norms related to fair sharing, but it’s not until age seven or eight that they consistently follow such norms. At that age, children in the U.S. have been found to follow norms of fairness even when it means having less for oneself. There are many situations, however, where one person is more deserving of rewards than another person. How do children think about these types of scenarios?

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