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The Decline of Play - TEDx Talk Video
Researcher Peter Gray studies the biological perspective and evolutionary functions of play. Play is natures means for teaching children the skills they need to acquire to develop into successful adults. Human children, when free to do so, play far more than any other mammal.
Over the last 50 or 60 years the erosion of play in our culture is having an impact on our children. Please watch this 16 minute TedX Talk by Peter Gray that beautifully sums up the increased need for play. Check it out here.