Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Bonar, Samantha B. (December 15, 2014), Do You Believe in Santa Claus?, Retrieved on 2015-03-21
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    21 MAR 2015

     Children Are Naturally Skeptical of Santa Claus

    First, researchers asked children between the ages of 3 and 9 about the possibility of various extraordinary events, some possible and some impossible. None of the events were related to Santa or to Christmas. (Shtulman used his own 4-year-old son as a “data point” in the study.) Next, the researchers asked children to help write a letter to Santa. Although children were free to include whatever they wanted, they were specifically encouraged to ask Santa some questions. “What we found...
    Folksonomies: skepticism parenting
    Folksonomies: skepticism parenting
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