CHILDREN as young as five will intervene to stop a peer from breaking the rules, a study suggests.
The study of 376 five to eight-year-old children from societies across the world found that they were willing to challenge peers who broke the rules and that this appears to be a “human universal”.
Led by the University of Plymouth and Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany, the study looked at three urban locations in three different continents - South America, Europe and Asia - and five rural locations in two continents - South America and Africa.
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