Wall Street Journal: Superhero Costumes Come to Parents’ Rescue

Wall Street Journal: Superhero Costumes Come to Parents’ Rescue

Pretend play can reduce anxiety and stress, helping children regulate their emotions, says Stuart Shanker, author of “Self-Reg,” a book on building executive-function skills. It also activates the brain’s reward system, transforming an onerous task into something pleasurable, says Dr. Shanker, an emeritus professor of philosophy and psychology at York University in Toronto.

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By | 2017-02-13T13:11:08+00:00 February 7th, 2017|

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