Notre Dame Research Shows Attachment Parenting Practices Foster Morality, Compassion

Sept 20, 2010

News from Notre Dame News, the University of Notre Dame, Sept 17, 2010

“Ever meet a kindergartener who seemed naturally compassionate and cared about others’ feelings? Who was cooperative and didn’t demand his own way? Chances are, his parents held, carried and cuddled him a lot; he most likely was breastfed; he probably routinely slept with his parents; and he likely was encouraged to play outdoors with other children, according to new research findings from the University of Notre Dame.”

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Research shows child rearing practices of distant ancestors foster morality, compassion in kids” by Susan Guibert