Religious Children are ‘Meaner’, Study Claimed

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From AFA Journal:

In 2015, Current Biology magazine reported on a sociological study implying that religious kids are less generous than non-religious kids. Why that conclusion? Non-religious children in the U.S., Canada, Turkey, Jordan, South Africa, and China gave away more stickers to their friends than did their religious peers.

The study spawned a slew of predictably skewed headlines such as “Religious children are meaner” and “Children of atheist parents kinder and more tolerant than Christians or Muslims…” despite the fact that the study addressed neither atheism nor tolerance.