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Giving Makes Toddlers Happier than Getting

Giving makes toddlers happier than receiving, according to new findings that may help explain why people act pro-socially, even when doing so often involves sacrifice.

Researchers found that not only were toddlers happier when giving treats to others than receiving treats themselves, children showed more happiness when they gave their own treats away than when they gave an identical treat that doesn't belong to them.

See "Link to External Source Article" below to read further, and find out more about thus urge to altruism at such a young age.


From The Urantia Book

140:5.17 an unspoiled child the urge to relieve suffering is natural. Children are normally kind and sympathetic when old enough to appreciate actual conditions.

You might also enjoy our topical study all about children HERE

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