Episode from the podcastScience for the People

#581 The Art and Science of Play

Released Tuesday, 2nd February 2021
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For humans and creatures of all sorts, play goes beyond having fun. Cognitive scientist Junyi Chu shares about the motives behind play, from showing off one's fitness to practicing skills, and she shares about her research studying children, play and cognition. Game designer Holly Gramazio comes at play from the perspective of an artist. She talks about how games, such as Pokemon Go or others that originated during the pandemic, can change how players perceive a place and connect to other people.
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Play, Curiosity, and Cognition by Junyi Chu and Laura E. Schulz

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