Executive Functions and Chores for Kids
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As parents and educators, we know how important it is for children to develop a sense of responsibility. Encouraging children to complete chores can help to achieve that goal. Did you know that improvements were observed in executive functions following chores for kids?
Chore engagement might improve executive functions, like planning and self-regulation. This is because when you are doing chores, you have to switch between tasks and remember what you are supposed to do. So far, not much research has been conducted on how household chores affect executive functions in children. Recently, researchers decided to take a closer look.
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