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Play and Exploration in Children and Animals

By: Thomas G Power

497 pages, Figs, tabs

Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #106871 | ISBN: 0805822429
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #106869 | ISBN: 0805822410
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About this book

This is the 1st comprehensive, multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art review of what we have learned from decades of research on the nature, development, and functions of exploration and play in children and animals.


Contents

Part 1 Solitary Object Exploration and Play; Solitary Object Exploration and Play in Animals; Solitary Object Exploration and Play in Children. Part 2 Physical Activity Play: Play-Fighting in Animals; Play-Fighting in Children; Locomotor Play in Animals; Locomotor Play in Children. Part 3 Social Object, Social Pretend and Parent-Child Play: Social Object and Sociodramtic Play in Children; Parent-Child Play; Conclusions.

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