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The role of play in human development / Anthony D. Pellegrini.

Author/Creator:
Pellegrini, Anthony D.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 278 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Play -- Psychological aspects.
Play -- Social aspects.
Symbolic play.
Child psychology.
Contents:
Getting here from there: an introduction to my study of play
Play: what is it?
Theories of play
Play and behavioral plasticity
Play in culture
Functions of play
Social play
Children's use of objects in exploration, in play, and as tools
Locomotor play
Pretend play
The role of games
The role of play in education
Conclusion: what's it all mean?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780195367324
0195367324
OCLC:
281090506
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