Play Time

Play Time

Play is essential at every age. It's the great renewer—of body, mind, relationships. Most kids know this. Why don't the rest of us play along?

Secrets of Psychotherapy (Part One): Rediscovering the Inner Child

Has your adult self spent time with your inner child today?

Laughter—Certain Types—Can Be the Best Medicine

Cheer yourself up to break free of stress.

Time to Play Dress-Up in the Perfect Costume

Express yourself in new ways by giving your serious side a rest

Love Lessons No. 3: Love is a Playground (Sex is, too!)

How to bring a splash of color to your love life

Let's Play Psychology Jeopardy!

20 Jeopardy! questions that will challenge your psych trivia knowledge

Where Are All The Aliens?

Why NASA and SETI haven't found extraterrestrial life

Mind games: Keeping your brain sharp through play

Your brain benefits from use both at work and at play.

12 Sure-Fire Ways to Enjoy Any Holiday

A countdown guide for enjoying holidays

The Pleasure Principle

What is it that you can’t wait to do everyday?

What Are We Doing to the Kids?

The loss of free play means a loss of creativity.

3 Fun Ways to Get Kids to Behave

Tired of getting ignored when you say No? Of kids not doing what you tell them?

5 Not-So-Obvious Propositions about Play

It's time to rethink how we think about play.