The Purposes of Play: Insights from Evolutionary Psychology
Boston College professor and evolutionary developmental psychologist Peter Gray presents compelling evidence for the vital necessity of free play.
Peter is the author of the book Free to Learn and a popular blog on the Psychology Today website, Freedom to Learn. More details on some of the studies the talk is based on can be found in this article from the American Journal of Play.
This talk was recorded as part of Clearview’s 5th Anniversary celebration.