Young children accepted gender-based unequal distributions when they were consistent with gender norms. Older children and adults did not accept unequal distributions in any conditions
Children in Korea make a larger distinction between public and private sheres in regard to violations of gender norms. However, in both culturesm childrne see gender norms as a matter of personal choice.
Children distributed feminine and masculine stickers, prioritizing fairness over gender norms.
Children in the U.S. and Korea differed in judgments of gender norm violation but not when there was a moral reason for the violation.
Commentary on Killen, Elenbaas, and Rutland which examines reasoning about social exclusion and denial of resources.
Children ages 7 and 9 endorsed atypical gendered preferences less frequently in the familiar public setting that in private.
Children ages 3-5 judged unusual factual beleifs, and moral and convetional violations.
Children as young as age 4 judge that gender norms are alterable and not under the auspices of an authority.
Theory of mind and moral development were assessed in children from age 2.5 to 4 at three time points.
Reviews Wellman and Miller’s article describing the interrelationships between theory of mind and deontic reasoning