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Childrens' decision making—Rules of thumb are learned with time

02:28 EDT 19 Oct 2016 | Medical Xpress

Children as young as nine years old use rules of thumb systematically when making decisions. But they are not as good as older children at telling when it is helpful to do so. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the University of California, Berkeley, have investigated decision-making behavior in children and adolescents. Their findings have been published in Developmental Psychology.

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