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Resources / Links

Play and Playfullness







Dr. Stuart Brown: Play is more than fun


Peter Gray, PhD: The decline of play


Peter Gray, PhD: The End of Play: Why Kids Need Unstructured Time


Peter Gray, PhD: The Role of Play in the Development of Social and Emotional Competence


Professor Gordon Burghardt - The Origins and Diversity of Play


Jill Vialet - What Play Can Teach Us


Dr. Stuart Brown: The Neuroscience of Play


Fred P. Donaldson: The story of "Original Play" - Vortrag/Lecture in Deutsch/English


Frieden ist Kinderspiel - "Original Play"





Kefas Berlin: Playology


Dr. Stuart Brown: Consequences of Play Deprivation


Stuart L. Brown: Discovering the Importance of Play through Personal Histories and Brain Images

- An Interview with Stuart L. Brown


Dr. Jaak Panksepp – The Importance Of Play


Dr. Jaak Panksepp: Can PLAY Diminish ADHD and Facilitate the Construction of the Social Brain?


Depressed? Your “SEEKING” System Might Not Be Working: A Conversation with Neuroscientist Jaak Panksepp


Dr David Whitebread: The importance of Play


Jaak Panksepp: Science of the Brain as a Gateway to Understanding Play

- An Interview with Jaak Panksepp


Jeffrey Goldstein: Play in children development, health and wellbeing


Professor Peter Gray: How Early Academic Training Retards Intellectual Development


Professor Peter Gray: The Decline of Play and Rise in Children's Mental Disorders


Professor Peter Gray: Playing with Children: Should You, and If So, How?


Gwen Dewar, Ph.D: The cognitive benefits of play: Effects on the learning brain


Impact and Implementation Findings from an Experimental Evaluation of Playworks

- Effects on School Climate, Academic Learning, Student Social Skills and Behavior


Dr. Rachel E. White: The Power of Play


Hans Ruin: Framtiden finns i leken. Friedrich von Schillers estetiska brev griper in i dagens politiska debatt





Playworks: Studies on Play...




"Original Play"


The National Institute for Play