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.