Study: children’s belief in Santa Claus is more nuanced than you think

Study: children’s belief in Santa Claus is more nuanced than you think

On the first day of Christmas — Santa falls into an ambiguous category between “real” and “nonreal” for many children Jennifer Ouellette – Dec 25, 2020 1:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Writing letters to Santa Claus and leaving out milk and cookies are two actions that reinforce children’s belief.Carol Yepes/Getty ImagesThere’s rarely time to write…

Face masks study shows why social distancing is so important

Face masks study shows why social distancing is so important

Face masks may be an important protective step toward reducing the spread of COVID-19, but they alone aren’t enough. That’s according to a new study published by the American Institute of Physics, which found that being at a close distance to someone who is infected may put you at risk even if you’re both wearing…