CLEVELAND — On Friday’s Lunch Break with Jay Crawford, we chewed over the idea that most parents think chores teach kids a valuable lesson and self-control, but that may not be the case.

A researcher at the University of Houston and colleagues in California found chores did little to encourage self-control, despite the common idea that holding kids responsible for work around the house teaches them to focus their attention and get a job even when they don’t want to.

The study did say, however, that there is a connection between doing chores as a kid and doing them as an adult, so having chores in the household might be setting you up for a clean future.

Watch the segment here, and catch the full video in the player below:

Jay lunched with 3News’ Danielle Serino and the two were be joined by digital anchor Stephanie Haney, who will have your weekend guide to fun in Northeast Ohio.

You can lunch with us each day by commenting on our live streams and tweeting with us during the show using #3lunchbreak.

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Lunch Break with Jay Crawford airs Monday through Friday at 12 p.m. Eastern on 3News, and streams live on, YouTube, Facebook and on our 3News app.

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