BRAIN FACT: The Brain Is Very Active When Imagining

Friday, November 19, 2010

Research shows that the brain is very active when imagining. The higher thinking areas of young children’s brains benefit greatly from opportunities to pretend.

Increasing amounts of research are demonstrating  that this type of play leads to a greater ability to self regulate. For an article on Nurturing Your Child’s Imagination from Sue Hubbard, M.D go here.
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