Comments for: Favoritism more easily seen in kids

Posted Sept. 12, 2010, at 10:37 p.m.

Parents don’t have favorites, but I suspect that children often do. Perhaps this isn’t always deliberate. It could simply be an expression of sympathy (to be discussed shortly). But in any case, parental favoritism does appear to exist, and it usually sides with the mother (sorry, dads). My own household …

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