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How the Batman Effect Impacts Executive Function + Child Development

In her research, Dr. Stephanie Carlson has been able to help children to improve their executive function skills by encouraging them to pretend to be someone more competent than themselves, like Batman. She talks about this phenomenon, called psychological distancing, in an interview with Ginny from the Understood.org Team. See the interview here!  

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Search Institute: Executive Function Tips

Alyssa Meuwissen, a Reflection Sciences Trainer, worked with the Search Institute in Minneapolis to help communicate to educators and parents about the importance of Executive Function (EF). Click to hear Dr. Kent Pekel, CEO of the Search Institute, speak about the importance of EF and read Alyssa’s blog! How can you help young children SOAR?

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Measuring Executive Function Skills: U of MN Feature

Reflection Sciences, a provider of training and tools for measuring executive function skills and promoting their healthy development, was featured on the front page of the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development’s magazine! Read about Executive Function’s growing importance and the story of how Reflection Sciences, Inc. came to be. See the full…