The Power of Play in Child Development | STEAM: Ideas That Shape Our World

The Power of Play in Child Development | STEAM: Ideas That Shape Our World
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Peter Gray, a research professor in the Department of Psychology at Boston College, studies the role of play in human biological and cultural evolution. In his talk at the 2017 IdeaFestival in Louisville, Gray discusses the correlation between the decline of play and the rise of mental disorders, and explains why play is crucial for child development.

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