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ERIC Number: EJ529817
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Theories of Play.
Peller, Lili E.
NAMTA Journal, v21 n3 p24-40 Sum 1996
Discusses several theories of play advanced before the development of psychoanalysis, including the theories of surplus energy, recreation, and practice. Examines the psychoanalytical view advanced by Freud and others, which focuses on the emotional release of play and its role in discovery and learning. (MDM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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