Children and Supernatural Oversight

Children and Supernatural Oversight 

Born of a casual conversation concerning the new idea that over-imitation may be related to ritual, an off-handed comment led to an interesting question!

Currently, evidence is mixed regarding the degree to which children regard supernatural agents as ‘real’, and the degree to which their presence influences their behaviour. Key QuestionWhat cognitive and social consequences do morally concerned supernatural agents have on children’s behaviour?

Key figures:  Dr. Mark Nielsen

Status: Pre-collection.