"Primate Play as Emotional Regulation"

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

H. Dieter Steklis, PhD & Netzin G. Steklis, MA

H. Dieter Steklis, PhD
Professor and Program Director, Anthropology
University of Arizona South

Netzin G. Steklis, MA
Adjunct Research Specialist, Frances McClelland Institute
Lecturer, Family and Consumer Sciences
University of Arizona

As a result of this presentation, participants will be able to:

1. Appreciate the evolutionary function of human play.
2. Understand the diverse functions of play, especially rough-and-tumble play in emotional regulation
3. Recognize critical importance of rough-and-tumble play in human development and clinical implications of lack of play experience.

Event Location: 
Banner - UMC South, Behavioral Health Pavilion, Room 1233 ONLY, located at 2800 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85714
Contact Info: 
Please contact Manuel Acuna with any questions (uapsycon@email.arizona.edu).
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