Are kids obsessed with dinosaurs?
Some kids are absolutely obsessed with dinosaurs. A study carried out at the universities of Indiana and Wisconsin found that children who develop an intense interest do better later in life.
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What does it mean when a child is obsessed with dinosaurs?
A 2008 study found that sustained intense interests, particularly in a conceptual domain like dinosaurs, can help children develop increased knowledge and persistence, a better attention span, and deeper information-processing skills. In short, they make better learners and smarter kids.