Adults understand that rewards should be shared according to rules of equality and equity – if you put in more work you should get a bigger reward. Our new paper published this month shows that by 17 months, children also understand this. A big thank you to all the families who participated in Ying’s study!
You can read more about the study here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022096517300887
Just Rewards? What children understand about distributive justice.