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American Journal of Play, 2017
Allan N. Schore has served on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine since 1996 and has maintained a private clinical practice for more than four decades. He has contributed significant research to the disciplines of interpersonal neurobiology, affective…
Descriptors: Play, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Neurosciences, Behavioral Sciences
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American Journal of Play, 2015
Phyllis Booth is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a licensed clinical professional counselor, a registered play therapist and supervisor, and Clinical Director Emeritus of the Theraplay Institute in Evanston, Illinois. Her professional career includes training in clinical psychology at what is now University of Chicago Medicine, teaching…
Descriptors: Play, Play Therapy, Counseling Techniques, Profiles
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American Journal of Play, 2015
Thomas S. Henricks is the J. Earl Danieley Professor of Sociology and Distinguished University Professor at Elon University. Since receiving his doctorate in sociology at the University of Chicago, Henricks has investigated the sociology of sports from the fandom of modern American professional wrestling to the relationship between sports and…
Descriptors: Play, Interviews, Self Expression, Social Influences
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American Journal of Play, 2014
Terry Marks-Tarlow is a clinical and consulting psychologist and psychotherapist and a member of the teaching faculty at the Reiss Davis Child Study Center in Los Angeles. She is the author of "Awakening Clinical Intuition: An Experiential Workbook for Psychotherapists"; "Psyche's Veil: Psychotherapy, Fractals, and…
Descriptors: Play, Psychotherapy, Creativity, Cognitive Development
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Roopnarine, Jaipaul L.; Jin, Bora – American Journal of Play, 2012
In this study, the authors use psycho-cultural models of ethnic parental theories and acculturation to look at Indo Caribbean immigrant beliefs concerning the relationship between the amount of time children play and their early academic performance. During home interviews, fifty-seven Indo Caribbean couples offered their opinions about the…
Descriptors: Achievement, Acculturation, Language Skills, Play
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Holmes, Robyn M. – American Journal of Play, 2011
This article describes how adult attitudes toward play on the Hawaiian island of Lana'i reflect the connection between play and culture. It is based on a study of ninety-two caregivers (parents, grandparents, and other adult custodians), primarily representing individuals of Filipino, part Hawaiian, and Japanese heritages. These respondents…
Descriptors: Play, Caregivers, Caregiver Attitudes, Caregiver Role
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Londal, Knut – American Journal of Play, 2011
This article investigates the relationship between children in an after-school program (ASP) and the places where they play. It focuses on the kind of bodily play the children themselves choose and control. The author applies a life-world approach to this study, and his theoretical perspective is based on phenomenological philosophy. The…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Play, Human Body, Phenomenology
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American Journal of Play, 2010
An authority on the history of American children and families, Steven Mintz is a professor of history at Columbia University, where he also directs the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Teaching Center. Previously, he was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and the Moores Professor of…
Descriptors: Play, Children, Social History, Child Development
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American Journal of Play, 2010
Jaak Panksepp, known best for his work on animal emotions and coining the term "affective neuroscience," investigates the primary processes of brain and mind that enable and drive emotion. As an undergraduate, he briefly considered a career in electrical engineering but turned instead to psychology, which led to a 1969 University of…
Descriptors: Brain, Play, Neurological Organization, Animals
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American Journal of Play, 2010
John Morgenstern has taught literature and literacy at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for more than thirty years. He traces his interest in children's literature and play to his boyhood experiences: he read four novels a week--the maximum he could take from the bookmobile that served his Toronto suburb--and incorporated…
Descriptors: Play, Childrens Literature, Novels, Interviews
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American Journal of Play, 2010
Since 1992 C. J. Rogers has lived with wolves and studied their societies at Raised by Wolves, a licensed, nonprofit research sanctuary situated in a high valley of New Mexico's Zuni Mountains, not far from the Four Corners. Rogers, who has taught at Northeastern Illinois University and Western New Mexico University, holds doctorates in both…
Descriptors: Interviews, Animals, Animal Behavior, Play
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American Journal of Play, 2009
Stuart L. Brown is founder of the National Institute for Play, a California-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the notion that play can help transform the lives of individuals, families, schools, and organizations. Trained in general and internal medicine, psychiatry, and clinical research, Brown was a physician in the United States…
Descriptors: Play, Brain, Child Development, Interviews
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American Journal of Play, 2009
Bowen White is a physician. He founded the Department of Preventive and Stress Medicine at the Baptist Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1983 and later established the center's Department of Wellness and Health Promotion. White is also a clown who goes by the name of Dr. Jerko. For years he mixed these dual interests, skills, and egos…
Descriptors: Play, Wellness, Health Promotion, Physicians
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American Journal of Play, 2009
Vivian Gussin Paley is a teacher, writer, lecturer, and advocate for the importance of play for young children. Author of a dozen books about children learning through play, she has received numerous honors and awards including an Erickson Institute Award for Service to Children, a MacArthur Foundation Fellows award, and a John Dewey Society's…
Descriptors: Play, Child Development, Friendship, Fantasy
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American Journal of Play, 2009
Penny Wilson is a playworker--one of a group of professionals who facilitate children's play in adventure playgrounds, parks, and other settings, principally in the United Kingdom. Wilson grew up in the Southeast of England and spent much of her childhood playing on the coast near her family home. She studied illustration in art school, settled in…
Descriptors: Play, Children, Foreign Countries, Playgrounds
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