Early language skills help kids manage anger


The ability to use words as a toddler may affect the way a child manages anger later in life, a new study suggests. LiveScience.com reports that children with good language skills at age 2 expressed less anger during frustrating situations at age 4 than did those 4-year-olds with less advanced language skills, according to the study’s findings. Children whose language skills developed quickly also expressed less anger at age 4. While previous research suggested a link between language skills and the expression of anger in young children, few studies had followed children over time…

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Laura Ascione

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