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    • Young children mostly keep, and expect others to keep, their promises. 

      Kanngiesser, P; Köymen, B; Tomasello, Michael (J Exp Child Psychol, 2017-03-09)
      Promises are speech acts that create an obligation to do the promised action. In three studies, we investigated whether 3- and 5-year-olds (N=278) understand the normative implications of promising in prosocial interactions. ...