UF Phsychology Professor Says Kids Do Well With Busy Schedules

12/23/13 – 12:01 P.M.

Kids today seemingly have busier schedules than we do as adults. While that’s a common saying, University of Findlay associate professor of psychology Dr. Andrea Mata says it’s actually fairly accurate…

Audio: Dr. Andrea Mata

While there is a belief that children and young adults who have busy schedules may not be able to handle the load, Mata says studies haven’t shown that…

Audio: Dr. Andrea Mata

Mata says letting older children pick their activities can help alleviate some of the stress. Overall she says kids involved in the studies say they’ve all felt a overburdened at time; but all say they just learned to deal with it.

Listen to the full interview from today’s WFINat10:

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