- Stuart Brown
- Founder, The National Institute for Play
- Speaking at Serious Play
- May 2008
- Pasadena, CA
Why play is vital -- no matter your age: A pioneer in research on play, Dr. Stuart Brown says humor, games, roughhousing, flirtation and fantasy are more than just fun. Plenty of play in childhood makes for happy, smart adults -- and keeping it up can make us smarter at any age.