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News Release 12-029

Puzzle Play Improves Math Skills

First study to examine puzzle play in a naturalistic setting reveals surprising results about girls and boys

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Activities such as early puzzle play may lay the groundwork for success in science, technology, engineering and mathematics course-taking, degrees and careers, a new University of Chicago study found.

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