Study Finds Babies Can Copy Adult Tenacity
|09/21/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again — especially if a baby is watching.
A new study by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology says children about 15 months old can become more persistent in pursuing a goal if they’ve just seen an adult struggle at a task before succeeding.
In the research, that happened even though the babies had to solve a different problem than the grown-ups did.
The children tried their own tasks after watching a woman solve two challenges. Some saw the woman appear to struggle before she succeeded, and others saw her succeed quite easily. The read more >>>