How do early prosocial behaviours develop?
What situations set the stage for children to "help" spontaneously?
How does biology and culture work in concert in the development of altruism?
In this excerpt from the Heart-Mind 2014 Conference, Dr. Felix Warneken walks us through a series of experiments with very young children that examines these questions.
(Prepare to smile at how adorable the emerging state of altruism looks!)