Dr Anthony Debenedet Speaking @ TEDxDetroit 2011

Posted by Eric Smith

On September 28th, 2011, Quirk author Dr Anthony DeBenedet (The Art of Roughhousing) participated in TEDxDetroit.

In his talk, The Future of Play, he speaks passionately about the importance of rough and tumble playtime, how it builds emotional intelligence, and how it can inspire creativity and imagination.

The video just hit YouTube, and you can scope it out above. Nice job, Anthony! We’re proud of you!

Eric Smith


ERIC SMITH is the cofounder of Geekadelphia, a popular blog covering all-that-is-geek in the City of Brotherly Love, as well as the Philadelphia Geek Awards, an annual awards show held at the Academy of Natural Sciences. He’s written for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Weekly, and Philly.com