The Importance Of Play

Play is one of the best things children can do with their time. In fact, pretend play has a role in language learning, as babies develop 'theory of mind' where they learn they have opinions, thoughts, feelings and knowledge separate and distinct to their parents. In this episode, we explore what makes babies tick and how understanding your baby's brain can help you get through the next toddler tantrum.

Host: Jamila Rizvi, author, presenter and political commentator

Producer: Caitlin Gibson

With expert advice from:

Dr Karen Mattock

Dr Pratyusha Senagavarapu

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