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← Children need to be sprinkled with fairy dust

Laurie Fraser's Avatar Jump to comment 22 by Laurie Fraser

Hi Diacanu - Still, RD's argument is entirely sound (of course) - the only way to test this is to test it, with controls, in a longitudinal study that looks at children's evolving belief systems when exposed to fairy stories. A hard business, though - what sort of "controls" could (or should) be placed upon such a procedure? Maybe Richard might like to elaborate on how such an experiment would be conducted. I, for one, am intrigued by this. It could be ground-breaking research, if conducted well.

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 01:48:00 UTC | #258462