the Children stop believing in santa claus an average of eight years old, says a british study. According to two of the three, however, pretending to remain for some time the belief that santa claus is real.
Exeter university (you move to another service) in the ongoing international investigation has survived a lot of other people and santa claus in the relationship, including the reasons why children believe in santa claus ends.
Santa Survey (switch to another service) -network survey of answers 1 200 people from across the world. The majority were adults who were returning from the designed mind of childhood christmas memories.
their Answers may give, besides English including German, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and japanese.
Psychology assistant professor Chris Boyle began research received a message due. Those people told me that they trust their parents had suffered, when the truth of santa claus was revealed.
– some Of the respondents remember the disappointment, but part was just amused that they had gone to the wire, Boyle told the survey their network for answers to.does this Hurt the collective myth of the children?
the Letters people were enthusiastic earlier in the article, which Boyle wrote jointly with Liverpool university researcher Kathy Mckay with. The Lancet Psychiatry journal last christmas released A Wonderful Lie (you move to another service) -the article addressed was the white lies, the impact on children.
for example, How claim deceased pets go to animal heaven affect the baby, when the truth eventually, however, it turns out, Boyle and McKay consider in his article.
What is santa harmful to the fake news people that children believe in the most, their parents? Or is the collective myth of a fun and useful way to learn how to evaluate the facts?
in Such issues Boyle decided to investigate.parental errors reveal the truth
it Is clear you don't believe in santa claus lasted indefinitely. A third of survey respondents reported being chagrined, when the truth dawned on them. Ten percent of the upset. 15% feel their parents betrayed them.
About three out of four was as a parent to encourage a happy child with his santa claus faith, but a quarter had decided to tell from the beginning that santa is just a game.
Directly to doubt santa's existence was for their own children given a straight answer 40% of the parents, but 31% had answered even in the event that santa is real.
the Study is clear also, that 34% of adults would like to believe in santa claus still. The same amount of guessed santa claus I believe contributed to their behavior as children.
What makes a fairy tale ending? Some parents are telling the truth, but a big part of the kids realize that their parents made mistakes, the answers were telling.
in the Survey responses described revealing errors were, inter alia, to santa claus the letter sent out to find the parents bedroom and the christmas gift book inscription "mom and dad"."Hm... aren't the reindeer fly"
for Some, an unpleasant surprise was to become a teacher. One had asked for seven-year-old to write an essay about how they had stopped believing in santa claus. The second was the awareness that the north pole are inhabited. In many countries it is believed that santa's workshop is located there.
Some said he had concluded the truth itself. One had begun keeping strange that santa claus brings gifts to poor countries for children. Some doubts about santa's ability to lasketua the chimney down in the fireplace, which was burning with fire, and some began to believe that reindeer really can fly.
at times, the truth was exposed by the other kids. One seven-year-old had hit a classmate, who had said that santa isn't real. To his mother he explained fighting for that "lying is wrong". He believed in santa claus for three more years.
Answering services were also parents who had been forced to tell the kids the truth, because these feared the idea of home, sneaking only a foreign man.
the Results are preliminary, and Boyle promised them more.
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