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People learn best when sitting across from someone compared to sitting beside them or at a 90-degree angle. Sitting across from someone helps us take their mental perspective. Also, children are more innovative than adults when solving a visual-spatial problem.

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In an educational setting, it is best for students to sit facing the teacher rather than at another angle.

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This page is a summary of: Face-to-face learning enhances the social transmission of information, PLoS ONE, February 2022, PLOS,
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0264250.
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