Posted on November 7, 2022 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
We might have to retire "the dog ate my homework" and swap in "the dog helps with my homework."
Canadian researchers did a study with seven- and eight-year-old children that found reading out loud to a dog was more helpful than doing so to an adult.
Psychology Today, which shared the study, said that the kids benefit from having a nonjudgmental listener that pays close attention to them.
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