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How Drawing to Distract Improves Mood in Children

Jennifer E. Drake

April 15, 2021

Children learn to regulate their emotions by monitoring, evaluating & modifying them - learning which strategies to use when confronted with a stressful situation. Drawing improves short-term mood in children when used to distract from rather than express negative thoughts and feelings.

#RelationalSpace #Art #Science #Distraction #Kids

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