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Study Finds Babies Can Copy Adult Tenacity

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 >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com


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