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  • Infants expect leaders to right wrongs, study finds

    former U. of I. graduate student Maayan Stavans found that 17-month-old infants expect leaders to intervene when one member of their group transgresses against another.

    In a new study, former U. of I. graduate student Maayan Stavans found that 17-month-old infants expect leaders to intervene when one member of their group transgresses against another.

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  • Editor’s notes:
    To reach Renée Baillargeon, call 217-333-5557; email rbaillar@illinois.edu.
    To reach Maayan Stavans, email mstavans.uiuc@gmail.com.

    The paper “Infants expect leaders to right wrongs” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1820091116