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Parents have known for a long time that letting their kids watch Sesame Street could help teach the little ones their ABC s and 1,2,3's.

Now research says Big Bird and his friends may have helped boost kids IQ's as well!

A new study found kids who watched about 20 minutes worth of the show scored higher on math and verbal tests.

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