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Drawing plays an important role in children’s emotional lives

For parents, For teachers by Jennifer DrakeLeave a Comment

For this week’s blog we are kindly joined by Jennifer Drake, Assistant Professor at the Psychology Department of Brooklyn College. As a researcher, she focuses on psychology of the arts. Her article was originally published on LearnNow.org website. As always, please feel free to leave your comments and thoughts on the post in the comments below – let us know what …

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As children’s freedom has declined, so has their creativity

For parents, For teachers by Peter Gray2 Comments

For this week’s blog we have been kindly joined by the research Professor Peter Gray from Boston College, who specializes in comparative, evolutionary, developmental, and educational psychology. For the past few years his research has focused on the process of natural learning in children, and the impact which childhood play can have on their adult lives. Professor Gray completed his …

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