When do children begin to alter behavior to please others? | Sara Botto | TEDxAtlanta

At what age do we go from the happy-go-lucky diaper-wearing child at the grocery store to the adult that shys away from speaking in crowds or at the podium? Cognitive development researcher Sara Botto shares the initial results of a study conducted at Emory University’s Infant and Child Lab in this illuminating talk.

Sara is a doctoral candidate in the Cognition and Development program at Emory University where she investigates when and how humans develop a concern for reputation.

Her recent publication on toddlers’ sensitivity to others’ evaluations has been featured in various outlets, including ABC News, the Huffington Post, and other major international newspapers.

Sara is the author of AdultingWithKids.com which provides parents with credible, science-based child developmental research presented in an easy-to-understand and engaging way.

Sara received a Bachelor in Science from the University of Georgia and her master’s degree in experimental psychology from Emory. Sara’s research investigates when and how humans develop a concern for reputation. Her recent publication on toddler’s sensitivity to others’ evaluations has been featured in various outlets, including ABC News, the Huffington Post, and other major international newspapers.

Sara is the author of AdultingWithKids.com which provides parents with credible, science-based child developmental research presented in an easy-to-understand and engaging way. She is a doctoral candidate in the Cognition and Development program at Emory University. Sara received a Bachelor in Science from University of Georgia and her master’s degree in experimental psychology from Emory. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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