The yellow dog is mean to the Similar character, who shared the baby’s graham cracker preference.

Examples of the Box Show
J. K. Hamlin, & Wynn, K. (2011)
J. K. Hamlin, Wynn, K., Bloom, P., & Mahajan, N. (2011)
J. K. Hamlin, (under review)

Successful Helper

Failed Helper

Successful Hinderer

Failed Hinderer

Infant Participant Chooses Graham Crackers


Example of Similar and Dissimilar Puppets’ Food Preferences

The blue dog is nice to the Similar puppet, who shared the baby’s graham cracker preference.

The baby chooses the blue dog, who was nice to the Similar Puppet who shared their preference of graham crackers.

This is an example of the Similar Target condition. Infants in the Dissimilar Target Condition would have seen the green bunny as the target of nice and mean actions in the puppet show.

Examples of the Bullies Ball Show

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