How four-year-olds succumb to peer pressure (even when they know their behaviour is wrong)

How four-year-olds succumb to peer pressure (even when they know their behaviour is wrong)

11:20 AM on 28th October 2011

Whatever she says: A study found that children as young as four will change their view of a situation to match a group in spite of better knowledge

Whatever she says: A study found that children as young as four will change their view of a situation to match a group in spite of better knowledge (posed by models)

Copy cats: Children conform with their peers in public, but are less likely to do so in private

Copy cats: Children conform with their peers in public, but are less likely to do so in private (posed by models)