Mental Health Conditions
Research: Team-Based Activities Beneficial for Children’s Mental Health
August 28, 2019 | Emily Taylor
A recent study published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence looked at the benefits of different kinds of extracurricular activities on the mental health of children in grades 4 and 7. The results indicate that team-based activities had more benefits than individual activities. The researchers attribute the difference to a stronger sense of peer belonging.