The development of play as the development of consciousness

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Children develop the capacity for consciousness of self and other as mental representation becomes an alternative intentional state distinct from perception.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-79
Number of pages13
JournalNew directions for child and adolescent development
Issue number59
StatePublished - 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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