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Pretending to be Batman helps kids stay on task

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This research, published recently in The British Psychological Society's Readers Digest magazine, says that "The results suggest that pretending to be a popular fictional character helps young children to resist distraction, at least compared to the other conditions used in this experiment."

It's a fascinating read - and might be usefully applied in EY settings everywhere (although the children probably know this already (always takes us a while to catch up!)). You can read the article in full: Pretending to be Batman helps kids stay on task :ph34r: :ph34r:

 

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