The Role of Make-Believe Play in the Development of Executive Function

Abstract

The authors discuss the association between make-believe play and the development of executive-function (EF) skills in young children. Some forty years ago, Lev S. Vygotsky first proposed that make-believe fosters the development of symbolic thought and self-regulation. Since then, a small body of research has produced evidence of an association between… (More)

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@inproceedings{Berk2013TheRO, title={The Role of Make-Believe Play in the Development of Executive Function}, author={Laura E. Berk and Adena B. Meyers}, year={2013} }