What Does Play Have To Do With Health, Wellness and Professional Fulfillment?

Amazing things happen inside of our brains when we play. As Dr. Stuart Brown wrote, play is “a profound biological process. It has evolved over eons in many animal species to promote survival. It shapes the brain and makes animals smarter and more adaptable. In higher animals, it fosters empathy and makes possible complex social groups. For us, play lies at the core of creativity and innovation.” It’s not easy to define play, but in this episode, you’ll hear Dr. Brown’s definition as well as stories of lives that were changed by taking up true play again as adults.

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