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29 May 2017

Never think that child’s play is a waste of time.

Never think that child’s play is a waste of time. Scientists at the University of Washington have recently discovered that spending time on the playground swing helps improve social interaction among kids. They believe that the synchronous movement of preschoolers using swings together aids in the development of collaborative skills. "We think that being 'in time' together enhances social interaction in positive ways," says Tal-Chen Rabinowitch, one of the researchers, noting that "synchrony enhances cooperation, because your attention is directed at engaging with another person, at the same time".

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