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Babies prefer fairness -- but only if it benefits them -- in choosing a playmate

Babies as young as 15 months preferred people with the same ethnicity as themselves -- a phenomenon known as in-group bias, or favoring people who have the same characteristics as oneself. The findings show that 15-month-old babies value a person's fairness -- whether or not an experimenter equally distributes toys -- unless babies see that the experimenter unevenly distributed toys in a way that benefits a person of the same race as the infant.
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