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Psychologists Find a Surprising Thing Happens to Kids Who Read Harry Potter

Psychologists Find a Surprising Thing Happens to Kids Who Read Harry Potter

http://mic.com/articles/95236/psychologists-find-a-surprising-thing-happens-to-kids-who-read-harry-potter

“The news: Harry Potter’s greatest feat might not have been defeating Voldemort, but teaching young people around the world to battle prejudice. At least that’s the finding of a new paper in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, which claims reading the Harry Potter series significantly improved young peoples’ perception of stigmatized groups like immigrants, homosexuals or refugees.

The studies: The Pacific Standard broke down the three studies used in this paper.”

Stephen

Posted on: August 26, 2014, 6:49 am Category: Uncategorized

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