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    • Playful Intelligence

    • The Power of Living Lightly in a Serious World
    • By: Anthony T. DeBenedet MD
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Blending counterintuitive observations, anecdotes, and research across a range of disciplines - notably medicine, psychology, sociology, history, neuroscience, and economics - Playful Intelligence shows adults the profound and unexpected ways that playfulness impacts everyday life. It also offers practical suggestions on how to make life more playful. Playful Intelligence's core chapters are devoted to exploring the effects and benefits of five playful qualities: imagination, sociability, humor, spontaneity, and wonder.

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    • Good enough

    • By Leo Nguyen on 10-20-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Art of Roughhousing

    • Good Old-Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It
    • By: Anthony T. DeBenedet MD, Lawrence J. Cohen PhD
    • Narrated by: Joe Hempel
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Everywhere you look, physical play - what some might call "roughhousing" - is being marginalized. Gym classes are getting shorter. Recess periods are being eliminated. Some new schools don't even have playgrounds. Is it any wonder children retreat to "virtual horseplay" via video games? But Drs. Anthony T. DeBenedet and Lawrence J. Cohen are here to shake things up - literally! With The Art of Roughhousing, they show how rough-and-tumble play can nurture close connections, solve behavior problems, boost confidence, and more.

    Regular price: $20.99