On the TED Radio Hour: the power of playing.
Children are encouraged to play, but what about adults? Social science shows we withdraw from play as we grow up… even though play is a fundamental for cognitive, social, and creative development.
Does something serious happen when we play? In this episode, TED speakers describe how all forms of amusement — from tossing a ball to video games — can make us smarter, saner and more collaborative.
Host Guy Raz talks with TED speakers about the necessity of play, and how it can transform us.