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David Elkind

 

David Elkind, Ph.D., is a professor emeritus of child development at Tufts University and the author of the books The Hurried Child, Miseducation, and, most recently, The Power of Play.

 
 
  

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Articles: Can We Play?

By David Elkind | March 1, 2008

Play is essential to positive human development, but kids are playing less and less, says psychologist David Elkind. What can we do to build a new culture of play?

 

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