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Concordia University. (2023, September 6). A guide to Big Team Science creates a blueprint for research collaboration on a large scale.


The Moral Science. (2020, August 25). Babies are Judging You with Kiley Hamlin [Audio Podcast].

Esquire. (2020, May). The Best 2020 Documentaries Tell Completely Engrossing Tales.

New Scientist. (2020, May). The 10 best documentaries you should watch right now.

The Conversation. (2020, April). Politicians appeal to our sense of fairness in the battle against COVID-19.

Psychology Today. (2020, April). Baby Talk is a Universal Language.

The Ubyssey. (2020, March). New Netflix docu-series ‘Babies’ features UBC psychologist’s research.

Netflix: Root, J. (2020, February). Babies [Television series]. Los Gatos, CA: Netflix



NPR. (2019, October). Why All Parents Should Talk with Their Kids About Social Identity [Radio].

NPR. (2019, July). Kindness Vs. Cruelty: Helping Kids Hear the Better Angels Of Their Nature [Radio].

Dunn, E. (2019, April). Helping others will make us happier – but it depends how we do it [Video file]. TED.



NPR. (2018, August). Toddlers Like Winners, But How They Win Matters [Radio].

NPR. (2018, January). Unlike Humans, Bonobos Shun Helpers and Befriend The Bullies [Radio].



Washington Post. (2015, June). Wired for kindness: Science shows we prefer compassion, and our capacity grows with practice.



Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. (2014, September). Dialogue with the Dalai Lama – Educating the Heart in the Early Years.

NPR. (2014, January). [Opinion] Must Science Murder Its Darlings? [Radio].



Nature. (2013, May). Monkeys Stay Away from Meanies.

Association for Psychological Sciences. (2013, March). Babies Prefer Individuals Who Harm Those That Aren’t Like Them.

NPR. (2013, March). Science Friday: For Babies, It’s Better to Like What I Like.

Smithsonian Magazine. (January, 2013). Are Babies Born Good?



New York Times. (2012, July). [Opinion] Don’t Indulge. Be Happy.



New York Times. (2010, May). The Moral Life of Babies.

NPR. (2010, May). Research: Babies Have Inherent Sense of Morality [Radio].

PBS. (2010, January). The Human Spark: Social Networks and the Spark [Video].



New York Times. (2007, December). Behavior: Even Babies May Be Good Judges.

The Telegraph. (2007, November). Babies’ can tell friend from foe.

Nature (2007, November). Babies can spot nice and nasty characters.