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The Links Between Play and Children’s Mental Health

In this presentation, Professor Helen Dodd from the University of Exeter explains how play has changed over time, and explores how adventurous play might be considered a protective factors when it comes to children’s mental health.

This talk formed part of the PEDAL Play Conference 2022, an event which brought together play researchers interested in play in different cultures, learning environments, and promoting positive health and wellbeing outcomes for young people.

For more information about the conference, please click here. 

PEDAL Play Conference 2022

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