Does This New Toy Craze Actually Have Something To It? Some Psychologists Say Yes

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So many people find themselves distracted and unsure what to do with their hands.

Whether it’s sitting all day at work or trying to focus during a lecture, the fact is that sitting completely still doesn’t work for everyone. That’s why some teachers have caught on to the fact that just because a student may be drawing or fidgeting that doesn’t mean they’re not paying attention.

It’s also why fidget toys have exploded recently. Fidget cubes and spinners have skyrocketed to the top-selling lists, and in some cases, they’ve become so prevalent that they’re being banned for being a distraction. But do fidget toys live up to the hype?

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