Practicing how to play during school can improve student imaginations and creative problem-solving, study shows

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The Daily of Case Western Reserve University

Elementary students who practiced playing at school significantly improved their organization of stories, imagination and frequency in showing emotion, according to a study by researchers at Case Western Reserve University.

Students who struggled using their imaginations before the study also saw marked improvement in their creative problem-solving abilities—considered essential to navigate the adult world, according to researchers.

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