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New Study: Too Many Structured Activities Hinder…

The following study, released June 17, 2014, concludes that too many structured activities hinder children’s executive functioning. Conversely, independence and the ability to choose lead to better executive functioning (behaviors that involve decision making, planning, critical thinking, goal setting, etc). This study is focused on young children (ages six and seven). I am grateful that this element of child psychology is finally getting some

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