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The Benefits Of Having Imaginary Friends

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Lots of us had imaginary friends when we were kids. And now a psychologist at the University of Oregon is looking into how having imaginary friends, and creating an imaginary world for them, affects how you relate to real people. We’ll learn about her research. And we’ll meet Maxine, an 8-year old with a whole host of imaginary friends.

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