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Unsolicited evaluation is the enemy of creativity

For parents, For teachers by Peter GrayLeave a Comment

This week, we are once again joined by Professor Peter Gray who shares his post on the importance of non-judgemental parenting and its influence on children’s creativity below: In his last post he wrote of evidence that children’s creativity has declined over the past two or three decades, a period during which children’s lives, both in and out of school, have become increasingly …

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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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