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Improving Children's Concentration in Noisy Environments

While distracting noises are often unavoidable aspects of modern living, a recent study by doctors at Boys Town National Research Hospital illustrates how children attempt to concentrate in a noisy environment.

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While distracting noises are often unavoidable aspects of modern living, a recent study by doctors at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska, illustrates how children hear differently than adults when attempting to concentrate in a noisy environment. Tips for helping children distill necessary content and context from a clamor of noise include making eye contact, refraining from background music that includes lyrics and ensuring a speaker’s face and mouth are clearly visible. (Boston Globe)

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