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    Peter Gray

    Research Professor of Psychology, Boston College
    9503

    Peter Gray, research professor of psychology at Boston College, has conducted and published research in neuroendocrinology, developmental psychology, anthropology and education. He is author of the internationally acclaimed textbook "Psychology", which views all of psychology from an evolutionary perspective. His recent research focuses on the role of play in human evolution and how children educate themselves through play and exploration. He has expanded on the latter in his recent book "Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant and Better Students for Life".

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    Wednesday, Oct 15 2014

    4 PM

    With the rise of online degrees and an emphasis on project-based experiences, people are increasingly questioning the benefits of a traditional... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Thorne Auditorium

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