Play, Playfulness, Creativity and Innovation

@inproceedings{Bateson2013PlayPC,
  title={Play, Playfulness, Creativity and Innovation},
  author={P. Bateson},
  year={2013}
}
What role does playful behaviour and playful thought take in animal and human development? How does play relate to creativity and, in turn, to innovation? Unravelling the different meanings of 'play', this book focuses on non-aggressive playful play. The authors emphasise its significance for development and evolution, before examining the importance of playfulness in creativity. This discussion sheds new light on the links between creativity and innovation, distinguishing between the… Expand
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