Topic: Play research

Potential space? Play, parents and streets

In these reflections on this week’s Child in the City International Seminar in London, researcher Alison Stenning asks what playable neighbourhood space means for parents and other adults. She invokes the great play scholar Donald Winnicott in suggesting that...Read more
|3 comments|author: Alison Stenning

Play sufficiency is a question of spatial justice

Wales is the first country in the world to legislate specifically for children’s play. In this latest in our series of interviews to coincide with today’s conference on Children’s Play in the Urban Environment, Mike Barclay and Ben...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce

TED Talks feature play as a theme

The high profile lecture series, TED Talks has compiled a ‘playlist’ of its talks that feature different aspects of play. The talks featured on the TED website cover research into the play of adults, humans and different...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce