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School Psych Corner: Doll Play Prompts Children to Talk About Others’ Thoughts and Emotions

8th February, 2022

[Source:  Medical X-Press]

Playing with dolls can prompt children to talk about others’ thoughts and emotions, according to the latest findings of a multi-year study from neuroscientists at Cardiff University.

The data expands on research exploring the impact of doll play on children, conducted by experts from the School of Psychology’s Centre for Human Developmental Science and commissioned by Mattel.

In the study’s second year, researchers from Cardiff and King’s College London investigated the importance of what children say while they play.

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