‘Seems like magic’: The healing powers of local superheroes

Fox 8 Cleveland: Elizabeth Short, professor of developmental psychology and the director of the Developmental Master’s and Early Intervention Program at the College of Arts and Sciences, explained how healthcare providers can draw inspiration from comic book characters when healing children. “Thinking about something beyond yourself and not focusing on yourself or the stress and pain you’re experiencing—that’s a very effective strategy,” she said. “The tricky part for kids is it’s hard for them to transcend time and space.”

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