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Preschool-Age Kids In Different Countries Improve Academically Using Self-Regulation Game

Children who regularly participated in a Simon Says-type game designed to improve self-regulation – called the Head-Toes-Knees-Shoulders task – may have better math and early literacy scores.

The study found that the higher academic outcomes associated with the game, which emphasizes careful listening and following instructions, does not just benefit students in the United States, but also benefits children tested in Taiwan, China and South Korea.
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In the News:
The Toronto Star, July 20, 2011
The Charlotte Observer, July 18, 2011
Baby Center, July 29, 2011
Corvallis Gazette-Times, August 18, 2011
The Eugene Register-Guard, Jan 3, 2011

Faculty in this piece:
Megan McClelland