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Author Brown, Stuart L.

Title Play : how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul / Stuart Brown with Christopher Vaughan.

Published New York : Avery, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  155.222 BROW    AVAILABLE
 UniM Southbank  155.222 BROW    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st pbk. ed.
Physical description 229 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index.
Includes bibliographical references and 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.
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.
Other author Vaughan, Christopher C., 1961-
Subject Play and playthings -- Psychology -- Personal narratives.
Play -- Psychological aspects.
Play -- Social aspects.
Mind and body.
ISBN 9781583333785
1583333789 (paperback)