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dc.contributor.authorMcCollum, Indigo
dc.description1 broadside. Designed using Microsoft PowerPoint. 48"W x 36"Hen_US
dc.description.abstractThe goal of this paper to argue the importance of theater arts education on promoting healthy social, cognitive, emotional and physical development in children and adolescents by utilizing past psychological research, case studies, and personal experiences. I also outline the ways in which a fully integrated arts program and extracurricular theater activities promote academic achievement by positively impacting student’s performance in school as well as overall enjoyment and attendance. In addition theater combines reading, analytical work, research, critical thinking, writing, creating and acting in such a way that challenges students and teaches them important social, cultural and cognitiveen_US
dc.description.sponsorshipKalamazoo College. Department of Psychology. VanLiere Symposium, 2015en_US
dc.publisherKalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo Collegeen_US
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Psychology VanLiere Symposium Collectionen
dc.rightsU.S. copyright laws protect this material. Commercial use or distribution of this material is not permitted without prior written permission of the copyright holder.en
dc.titleThe Benefits of Theater Participation on Child and Adolescent Development and Academic Performanceen_US

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    This collection contains posters by Psychology Department majors who present their Senior Integrated Projects to the members of the campus. Abstracts are generally available to the public, but PDF files are available only to current Kalamazoo College students, faculty, and staff.

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