Thursday 22 March 2012

News: Movies with Magic Make Kids Creative

Researchers have found that children are more creative after watching scenes of magic, witchcraft and wizardry in movies such as Harry Potter than if they watch scenes showing ordinary activities.

Two sets of children were shown clips from Harry Potter films. One lot watched spells being cast, flying broomsticks and other magical activity. The others saw the same characters doing non-magical things. The group who watched the scenes of magic performed better at a variety of tasks afterwards. You can read the full story on the Daily Mail website:

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