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Your brain on Big Bird: Sesame Street helps to reveal patterns of neural development

Using brain scans of children and adults watching Sesame Street, cognitive scientists are learning how children?s brains change as they develop intellectual abilities like reading and math. The novel use of brain imaging during everyday activities like watching TV, say the scientists, opens the door to studying other thought processes in naturalistic settings and may one day help to diagnose and treat learning disabilities.
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