0015. In the article "Infants prefer a nasty moose if it punishes an unhelpful elephant," the experimenters find a remarkable difference between 5 month-old babies and 8 month-old babies. Since they are still so young and very little time has elapsed the differences would seem to arise from cognitive development rather than socialization. What's the profound take-away?
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In those three months babies…

A. …develop a natural capacity for telling right from wrong B. …develop a moral sense this is at least partly instinctual C. …not only can they tell right from wrong, they also prefer others who enforce social rules D. …come to prefer helpful over unhelpful others E. …not only prefer others who enforce social rules, they can also tell right from wrong


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