Peter Gray, Ph.D.

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Peter Gray, Ph.D.

Peter Gray, Ph.D., research professor at Boston College, is author of the recently published book Free to Learn and Psychology, a college textbook now in its 7th edition. He has conducted and published research in comparative, evolutionary, developmental and educational psychology. He did his undergraduate study at Columbia University and earned a Ph.D. in biological sciences at Rockefeller University. His research and writing focus on children’s natural ways of learning and the lifelong value of play. His own play includes not only his research and writing, but also long-distance bicycling, kayaking, backwoods skiing, and vegetable gardening. Visit his website, freetolearnbook.com.

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