The Importance of Play with Dr. Peter Gray

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Peter Gray, Ph.D., research professor at Boston College, is author of Free to Learn (Basic Books, 2013). He has conducted and published research in comparative, evolutionary, developmental, and educational psychology. He did his undergraduate study at Columbia University and earned a Ph.D. in biological sciences at Rockefeller University. His current research and writing focus primarily on children's natural ways of learning and the life-long value of play. His own play includes not only his research and writing, but also long distance bicycling, kayaking, back-woods skiing, and vegetable gardening. Blog: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/bl... Ted Talk: The Decline of Play https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg-GE... Book: Free to Learn http://www.freetolearnbook.com/

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