Even toddlers, as young as two, understand the importance of giving. In a recent study, which has find its place in PLoS One has revealed that a toddler is happy to give his things to others.
The research was carried out by a group of researchers from the University of British Columbia. The study researchers explained their aim of taking out a study on this matter by saying that a lot many studies have been conducted in which it has been proved that adults feel happy by giving their things to others.
It was also a prevalent thought that children are quite interested in their stuff, and does not like sharing their things with others and it would not be wrong to say that children are selfish. In order to disprove the fact, they conducted a research and got to know that children believe in giving and are quite happy after sharing their things.
Lead author of the study Dr. Lara Akin said that they enrolled children and gave them treat of Goldfish crackers. They were further given another treat and asked them to give it to puppet. Whole incident was recorded through a video. It was found that children were happier to give their treats to puppets.