The research toys in this activity are based on a series of tasks done by researchers at the University of Washington to assess the presence of self-control and the ability to view different perspectives, and the link between these skills, in children that are two and three years of age.


Presentation Type: Experiment

Age group(s): Children (3-6)

Time: 10 min

Scientific Topic(s): Psychology; Developmental Science

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