Game On? Brain On!: The Surprising Relationship between Play and Gray (Matter)
Game On? Brain On? provides a logical summary of the cognitive science behind play and learning learning. I was looking for more insights about adult combinatory play since I know that time for play allows adults to relieve stress and enjoy life more. Also, as part of a community marching band for the past 27 years, I know how much playing music and being goofy with friends can benefit me in work situations. While the book focuses more on K-12 grades, there is something to be said for looking at the way this relates to adults. It did feel like it was geared toward teachers and the classroom but the ways to implement more play into your life was there (just read between the lines).