To Teach Kids Morals, Read Books With Humans Not Animals
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To Teach Kids Morals, Read Books With Humans Not Animals

Anthropomorphic, or human-like, animals are often the protagonists of children’s books. But new research suggests parents who want their kids to pick up on a story’s moral lessons should choose books featuring humans, not animals. Researchers in Canada found four to six-year-olds were more likely to share with their peers after being read a story…