This was a keynote lecture from world renowned Professor of Educational Psychology, Professor Anthony Pellegrini titled Object Use & Play in Childhood: Development and Possible Social Functions.
Professor Pellegrini discussed the potential evolutionary significance of play and the challenges and rewards of getting scientists out of the lab and onto the playground!
Professor Anthony Pellegrini (University of Minnesota) is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Educational Psychology. His research and interests relate to the general area of human development, with specific methodological interests in direct observations and substantive interests in aggression, play, dominance, sex segregation, and social bases of cognitive processes.
This talk was originally recorded on 11th September 2017.