Child rearing practices of distant ancestors foster morality, compassion in kids

Today’s guest is Notre Dame Psychology Professor Darcia Narvaez.  Her studies show a relationship between child rearing practices common in foraging hunter-gatherer societies (how we humans have spent about 99 percent of our history) and better mental health, greater empathy and conscience development, and higher intelligence in children. “Our research shows that the roots of moral functioning form early … Continue reading Child rearing practices of distant ancestors foster morality, compassion in kids