Young kids will stop peers breaking rules
The Herald|January 03, 2022
Study finds younger ones more likley to intervene

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.

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the newspaper

MORE STORIES FROM THE HERALDView All

Liverpool hoping for intervention from Reds legend

LIVERPOOL manager Jurgen Klopp is not allowing himself to even contemplate the dream scenario of a dramatic end to the title race where former captain Steven Gerrard does his old club a favour at Manchester City.

2 mins read
The Herald
May 21, 2022

Ella trekking 100km for cancer fundraiser

ARTIST AIM TO RAISE £4,000 FOR AWARENESS CHARITY COPPAFEEL

2 mins read
The Herald
May 21, 2022

Royal send-off as nuclear subs decommissioned

FINAL PARADE FOR CREWS OF HUNTER-KILLER SUBMARINES

2 mins read
The Herald
May 21, 2022

Lottery winners scoop £30k prize

THREE Plymouth neighbours are celebrating this weekend after their postcode scooped them £30,000 each with People's Postcode Lottery.

1 min read
The Herald
May 21, 2022

Dawsons £200m richer as Range rakes in profits

TYCOON NOW WORTH £2.25BN AND THIRD RICHEST IN REGION

3 mins read
The Herald
May 21, 2022

Get ready for a giant Jubilee celebration

PARADE AND PARTY PLANNED FOR THE WHOLE COMMUNITY

2 mins read
The Herald
May 21, 2022

Stunning mural paintings vandalised

MINDLESS vandals have left 'crude drawings' on murals that had been painted to brighten up Plympton's subway.

1 min read
The Herald
May 21, 2022

Culture Secretary admits to breaching Netflix conditions

THE Culture Secretary has admitted she shares her Netflix password with four other households across the country.

1 min read
The Herald
May 20, 2022

DEALS TO BE EXTENDED

ARGYLE WILL TIE PLAYERS DOWN DURING SEASON

2 mins read
The Herald
May 20, 2022

Eggbuckland Girls U15s team aiming for Cup Final success

TALENTED footballers from PlymCommunity outh's Eggbuckland College are preparing to triumph at the English Schools National Cup Final in Birmingham next week.

1 min read
The Herald
May 20, 2022