Toddlers & Peer Pressure?

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Registered: 04-08-2008
Toddlers & Peer Pressure?
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Mon, 04-16-2012 - 11:39am

Toddlers are more likely to pick up a behavior if they see most other toddlers doing it, a new study shows.

Researchers found that 2-year-olds were more likely to copy an action when they saw it repeated by three other toddlers than if they saw an action repeated by just one other toddler.

Interesting!

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Registered: 04-08-2008
Tue, 04-17-2012 - 3:40pm
I can see it happening (and I have, with Landon). We were at the park the other day and there were a group of kiddos throwing bark. I kept telling Landon not to do it, but he did anyway (and was clearly watching the other boys). Interesting (and a bit scary!) that peer pressure starts at such a young age!