Lots of physical and interactive play activates the higher functioning brain areas. The development of these brain areas enhances cognitive abilities and the ability to better manage emotions and stress. The lack of play may lead to ADHD symptoms.
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Easy and fun interactive play ideas that promote the development of these higher brain areas are provided in The Brain Development Series.