Children have a natural instinct to care for others. Interestingly, as the study below shows, this kindness instinct diminishes after the age of 11 as children become more aware of social norms and act less instinctively. With age, kids learn that success is more valued than people and are socialized to view kindness as "weak". Let's embrace the strength of our natural instincts. - Ameeta
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Editor's Note: Children have a natural instinct to care for others. Interestingly, as the study below shows, this kindness instinct diminishes after the age of 11 as children become more aware of social norms and act less instinctively. With age, kids learn that success is more valued than people and are socialized to view kindness as "weak". Let's embrace the strength of our natural instincts. - Ameeta
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