AuthorsPosts by Dr. Mariana Brussoni, PhD - The Conversation
Dr. Mariana Brussoni, PhD - The Conversation
Dr. Mariana Brussoni is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia, Canada. She is an investigator with the British Columbia Children’s Hospital Research Institute and Academic Scientist with the British Columbia Injury Research & Prevention Unit. Dr. Brussoni investigates child injury prevention, including the developmental importance of children’s risky play.
“Be careful!” “Not so high!” “Stop that!” Concerned parents can often be heard urging safety when children are at play.
Recent research suggests that this may be overprotective and that kids need more opportunities for...