ISBN-10:
0674408756
ISBN-13:
9780674408753
Pub. Date:
01/01/1992
Publisher:
Harvard
The House of Make-Believe: Children's Play and the Developing Imagination / Edition 1

The House of Make-Believe: Children's Play and the Developing Imagination / Edition 1

by Dorothy G. Singer, Jerome L. Singer

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ISBN-13: 9780674408753
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1992
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dorothy G. Singer is Senior Research Scientist in the Psychology Department at Yale University, where she co-directs the Yale Family Television Research and Consultation Center.

Jerome L. Singer is Professor Emeritus in the Psychology Department at Yale University, where he co-directs the Yale Family Television Research and Consultation Center.

Table of Contents

1. Memories of Childhood Play

2. Imagination: The Realm of the Possible

3. The Beginnings of Pretending and Baby Play

4. The High Season of Imaginative Play

5. Imaginary Playmates and Imaginary Worlds

6. Cognitive and Emotional Growth through Play

7. Creating an Environment for Imaginative Play

8. Television-Viewing and the Imagination

9. Play as Healing

10. When Imaginative Play Goes Underground: Fantasy in Middle Childhood

11. Toward the Creative Adult

Notes

Index

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