Play Fighting considers the possible benefits of play for humans and animals.
This book is divided into two main topics-animal play and human play. In these topics, this text specifically discusses the definition, evolution, and function of play; criteria of chasing and play fighting; function of laughter in human play; and spurious correlation between exploratory and playful species. The surplus energy and catharsis theories of play; vestibular stimulation acting as a reinforcer; function of mother-infant play; and properties of play-fear and serious-fear stimuli are also elaborated. This compilation likewise covers the puzzling blind spots of child psychology; play and child rearing; and play fear of "monstersÂ".
This publication is a good source for students and individuals interested in the survival value of play for animals and healthy development of children
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|Size: ||38.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||Academic Press|
|Date published: || 2013|
|ISBN: ||9781483261119 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|