Four-year-olds make the best rappers. Ok, just kidding—but a 2016 study did find that preschoolers are way better at remembering rhymes than their parents. In a study of of pre-literate 4 year olds, their parents, and college students, toddlers dominated at recalling rhymes. Ya heard?
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