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Parents and children making hotcakes and other snacks together not only satisfy their appetites but also facilitate development of the children’s brains because of a favorable effect on the prefrontal area, according to a study by an academic and a major confectionary maker.

The findings are based on joint research by Ryuta Kawashima, a professor at the Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer of Tohoku University, and Morinaga & Co.

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