The Scientist In The Crib | Quote 00607

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Systematic studies indicate that two-year-olds begin to show genuine empathy toward other people for the first time. Even younger babies will become upset in response to the distress of others (we all know the disturbing way the baby will suddenly begin to howl when a marital argument starts). But only two-year-olds provide comfort. They don’t just feel your pain, they try to allay it. The two-year-old monster is also the two-year-old ministering angel.

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Alison Gopnik


The Scientist In The Crib

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