16 values children learned from pop culture in the past 50 years

A 50-year study reveals changing values children learned from pop culture.

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  • A new study tracked changes in values tweens (8-12 years old) get from popular culture.
  • The researchers compared 16 values over a 50-year-period.
  • The report was created by the UCLA's Center for Scholars and Storytellers.
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