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Brown, Stuart L
Play : how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul / Stuart Brown with Christopher Vaughan
1st pbk. ed
New York : Avery, 2010, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF717 .B76 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Play -- Psychological aspects
Play -- Social aspects
Mind and body
Physical Description 229 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Note Includes index
Contents The promise of play -- What is play, and why do we do it? -- We are built for play -- Parenthood is child's play -- The opposite of play is not work -- Playing together -- Does play have a dark side? -- A world at play
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary Discusses the importance of play in terms of health, success, and happiness in adulthood, covering its role in the development of social skills, intelligence, and creativity and its implications for education, business innovation, the future of society, and more
Alternate Author Vaughan, Christopher C., 1961-

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