Why Our Kids Need Play, Now More Than Ever

“The decline in opportunity to play has also been accompanied by a decline in empathy and a rise in narcissism, both of which have been assessed since the late 1970s with standard questionnaires given to normative samples of college students…. A decline of empathy and a rise in narcissism are exactly what we would expect to see in children who have little opportunity to play socially.”

The Atlantic City Lab – Oct 2013 : Read Full Article »

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