Driving Fast and Taking Chances. Why Risk Taking Supports Healthy Development
Why does the phrase “Drive fast, take chances” elicit both laughter and fear? Researchers have identified a kind of developmentally important play called “Scary Funny.” Listen to this engaging conversation between Occupational Therapist Kathleen Lockyer and Dr Mariana Brussoni, risk researcher from the University of British Columbia to learn more about how a little bit of risk can go a long way towards a child reaching their true potential.
Length: 1h : 33m : 00s
Target Audience: early childhood educators, educators, families, students, therapists
Subject Area: Risky Play