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What Happens in a Child’s Brain When They Learn to Empathize

What Happens in a Child’s Brain When They Learn to Empathize
What Happens in a Child’s Brain When They Learn to Empathize
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‘….A remarkable milestone occurs in children around their fourth birthdays: They learn that other people can have different thoughts than they do. A recent study is the first to examine the specific brain changes associated with this developmental breakthrough.
The new study specifically explored the brain changes that occur when a child is able to recognize that another person believes something that the child knows is false. Once children gain this ability, they can better predict other people’s behaviour and modify their own—like denying a wrongdoing that Mom didn’t see or helping out a friend who doesn’t know the rules of kickball….’

Visit the link below:

https://www.mindful.org/happens-childs-brain-learn-empathize/

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