[caption id="attachment_124397" align="alignleft" width="215"] Abby Cadabby blows bubbles in "Bubblefest" as part of Sesame Street's 42nd season. Photo credit: Richard Termine/Sesame Workshop.[/caption]

Watching international versions of Sesame Street has a positive impact on early childhood learning practices and learning outcomes among children in other countries, according to a forthcoming meta-analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lead researchers Dr. Marie-Louise Mares and Dr. Zhongdang Pan examined 24 studies of more than 10,000 children in 15 countries and found that watching Sesame Street helped children achieve a variety of learning outcomes, such as increased health and...

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