At What Age Are Children Most Impressionable?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 24, 2020 5:52:34 PM ET
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Children up to the age of eight are the most impressionable according to author Maureen Healy. Up to this point, they cannot distinguish what is seen on television or in video games from reality. They often imitate what they see, believing that monsters are real and people can have super powers.

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