All schoolwork and no play makes Jack more likely to be depressed
September 19, 2013 9:50 PM Subscribe
Evolutionary psychologist Peter Gray, writes about why play is an important part of learning, and also key to good mental health. He believes that American kids are over-structured at home and school, with too much focus on adult-directed activities. He also explores the value of play from an evolutionary perspective, in different cultures around the world.
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