Saturday, September 15, 2007

Pushing Reality Aside At An Early Age

Reality is a hassle; that's why many people like to read and it's something that's not just attractive to young adults onward, apparently preschoolers can find themselves swept away by a good yarn...

A large part of enjoying a good book is getting immersed in the life of a character, especially a character's thoughts and feelings. A new University of Waterloo psychology study shows that preschoolers can already perform this impressive perspective-taking feat and get into the minds of story characters.

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