Children Are Natural Optimists (Which Has Its Ups And Downs) | Curio

Children Are Natural Optimists (Which Has Its Ups And Downs)

7 mins | May 10, 2018

We are all born optimists. As we grow up our failures and hardships turn us into cynical adults, but children still display a positivity bias: a tendency to selectively process information that promotes positive judgments about things. Janet Boseovski, writing in JSTOR Daily, details the pros and cons of this optimism, and what we adults can learn from it.

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From JSTOR Daily