60 Minutes: Yale Baby Lab
For as long as thinkers in philosophy and religion have pondered humanity, they have questioned whether morality—our sense of right and wrong—is innate from birth. Are we born as good people who recognize positive behavior, or does it have to be taught by parents and teachers? Until recently, it has been nearly impossible to ask the subjects who would know best: babies. But now research at the Yale University Baby Lab is offering a new way for us to get inside those tiny heads, as Lesley Stahl reported.