The Playful Brain

The Playful Brain : Venturing to the Limits of Neuroscience

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Description

Sergio and Vivien Pellis have synthesized three decades of empirical research to create a remarkable work, unequalled in its field.


A book that will not only expand our current knowledge of play behaviour, but will inspire change and progress from the laboratory to the playground.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 146 x 225 x 23mm | 399g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1851687602
  • 9781851687602
  • 796,365

Review quote

"Their descriptive and experimental studies on play in many species are inspirational, offering a blueprint on how to do science properly - and good science is never exclusive." * The Times Higher Educational Supplement * "an erudite exploration of the science and mystery of play" * International Play Association * "Their descriptive and experimental studies on play in many species are inspirational, offering a blueprint on how to do science properly - and good science is never exclusive." * The Times Higher Educational Supplement * "an erudite exploration of the science and mystery of play" * International Play Association *
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About Sergio Pellis

Professor Sergio Pellis and Associate Professor Vivien Pellis both work at the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
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Rating details

21 ratings
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