Play as a Context for Early Learning

Lab and Home Analyses
  • Thomas G. Power
  • Ross D. Parke

Father picks up 7-month-old Nathan, tosses him into the air, and then throws his head back so that he and Nathan are face to face. As Nathan giggles and chortles, father lowers him, shakes him, and tosses him up in the air again.


Early Learn Managerial Interaction Play Interaction Infant Interaction Physical Play 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas G. Power
    • 1
  • Ross D. Parke
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of IllinoisUrbana-ChampaignUSA

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