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In news that will only be shocking to people who think the Duggars clan are doing this life thing right, a new study has been released on religiousness and the children who grow up in such an environment.

Highlights

•Family religious identification decreases children’s altruistic behaviors

•Religiousness predicts parent-reported child sensitivity to injustices and empathy

•Children from religious households are harsher in their punitive tendencies

Continue reading:  A new study examined the generosity of children raised religiously versus their less-religious peers

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