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Play and Recreation

The cognitive, physical, emotional and social developments that are benefited by children's play has been well studied and documented. However, many studies show that play provides benefits for adults, including stress relief, improving brain function, stimulating creativity and improving relationships.
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Play and Recreation Resources

Play Is More than Just Fun

Play and recreation video
A pioneer in research on play, in this Ted Talk, Dr. Stuart Brown says humor, games, roughhousing, flirtation and fantasy are more than just fun. Plenty of play in childhood makes for happy, smart adults -- and keeping it up can make us smarter at any...