summary - Although adults can beat children at most cognitive tasks, new research shows that children's limitations can sometimes be their strength. In two studies, researchers found that adults were very good at remembering information they were told to focus on, and ignoring the rest. In contrast, 4- to 5-year-olds tended to pay attention to all the information that was presented to them - even when they were told to focus on one particular item.
Monday, April 10, 2017
'Children See Everything'
Science Daily: Children notice what adults miss, study finds - While adults focus their attention, children see everything