Play is a form of communication that helps them gain good experiences in life from the first moment of socialization to old age.
Playing house, doctoring, creating imaginary games with toys are concepts that we are all familiar with. We could imagine her grandmother sitting on the pedal of the antique sewing machine and moving the house. Role-playing games have an important place in society and business life for adults as well as for children, together with awareness.
What is Role-Playing?
The game called role-playing is a type of behavioral game as another person by taking on a different type of emotion. The joint result of many experts and researchers is that role plays, the purest and most natural form of the game, benefit development. Role plays simply pretend games in which children pretend to be something other than themselves or someone else. While it makes a great contribution to social and emotional development, the feeling of empathy, which is most important for living in a social community, creates a natural environment for listening, solving problems, and enriching expressions. Exploring the enjoyable situation with this type of games, including the sense of self, such as which profession, which animals, which environments, which type of emotions, provides a rich development. In fact, it is the interaction of acting as a prototype personality within the scope of the given scenario, describing his possible behaviors, and communicating with the other party in an interactive way.
The Contribution of Role Playing in Children to Their Development
The earliest socialization of a baby or child begins with the creative life of play. Exploring by experiment is one of the most efficient learning activities. It creates a more reliable environment in the mind of the player as it has not been experienced before and has no limits. Many situations that they are unable to experience in their real-life or that they are afraid to dare experience through role-playing. Because the results are imaginary and rich in probability, they enable them to gain experience with multiple and continuous scenarios.
Contrary to the idea that imaginary skill increases the sense of limited or insecurity at an early age, according to many studies and experts, children who play role-playing games from an early age are of the opinion that many emotions and experiences contribute to the formation of personality in a more natural and pure way and have an important place in their development...
As we know, children learn by repeating, experimenting, and role-play is one of the best methods for this. There is no limit. However, contrary to the negative feelings associated with insecurity in children by the concept of 'limitlessness', they create a safe environment in children's perception because it is imaginary. Children observe and experience various outcomes by taking the many risks they fear to take in real life in role plays. The results are also imaginary, giving children unlimited opportunities to try again and test different scenarios.
Parents; you can increase the complexity of their conversations with a role-playing game. They can lead to language development. They create a good environment for developing children's capacities. Mothers can also offer supportive help by responding to their baby's growing abilities.
According to an article in Forbes magazine; One of the most significant impacts on education and development among young children during Covid-19 curfews is the impact of reduced social interaction for preschool and primary school children (4-8 years old). Dr. Research by a team of neuroscientists led by Sarah Gerson and the toy manufacturer showed significant advances for children playing with babies. The more explanatory aspect of this research is the finding that social and emotional processing skills can be improved with doll games even while playing by themselves. The study followed the brain stimulation of thirty-three children aged 4-8 years during the doll play activity. During this activity, the team discovered that the "posterior superior temporal sulcus (pSTS)", a region of the brain associated with social information processing, developed empathy. The study, which had balanced sex discrimination, found no difference in brain stimulation experiences between boys and girls. The long-term benefits of developing empathy and social skills at an early age show that children achieve better academic success through a greater commitment to school and healthier lifestyle choices. (5) The
findings suggest that doll play involves brain regions that allow children to develop empathy and social information processing skills. shows that it has enabled.
Developing empathy is a conscious practice for adults. It requires reflection and the same is true for children. Establishing conditions for this game sits down with adults; Teachers, parents, and caregivers can model behaviors and attitudes to build trust among children to develop empathy skills.
Learning the word "we" instead of "I" is difficult even for adults, so we have to let the children lead us in this process. Empathetic kids don't stand back when they see a problem, but they are motivated. How would you like to take a step to make a difference?
In today's world, empathy equals success. It will give our children the advantage they need to lead a meaningful, productive, and happy life to thrive in a complex new world. If we nurture empathy in our children, there are also permanent benefits for parents, nursery teachers, caregivers. Studies show that the importance of role-playing play in child development goes beyond just language development. (2) It found that play can improve children's creativity and problem-solving skills.
They found that when books and other literacy-related materials were added to the dramatic play, children used a more diverse language and increased reading and writing activities. (3) Children who recreate the story with a beginning, middle and end, developed story understanding as well as different thoughts and opinions of others, (4)
Research shows that the importance of role-playing play in child development goes beyond just language development. (2) It found that play can improve children's creativity and problem-solving skills. They found that when books and other literacy-related materials were added to the dramatic play, children used a more diverse language and increased reading and writing activities. (3) Children who recreate the story with a beginning, middle and end, developed story understanding as well as different thoughts and opinions of others, (4)
ADULTS AND GAMES
Although such activities are described through childhood, a team at all ages is open to developing a sense of emotion, behavior, empathy, reasoning, strategic relationships, acting with the team as a whole. It also appears in the sense of doing and in all other fields. FRP is a big player's mass in the modern world (fantasy role play), RPG (role play game) keeps the world in Turkey as well as traditional desktop and the popularity of the digital world. Our adult explorers enjoy as much as the children of explorers who have a desire to explore new worlds.
In organizational psychology, it is a higher education to play an adult role in many professional organizations, healthcare, company management role shares, simulation tools including government, military, informatics, medical research, various social services, etc. role-playing skills can be vital. For these reasons, academics and designers are developing a growing interest in adapting leisure role play in educational settings.
Playing games is fun, even fun. It refreshes and energizes us. Play is a central element of life not only for children but also for working and retired adults throughout life. As we play with our loads, we feel lighter and open up to new possibilities. But the game goes even deeper, shaping our brains to make us smarter and better adapt to situations. As an innovative culture, our success depends on accepting the importance of the game first and then letting the game enter everyday life.
There is a strong correlation between success and fun activity.
- Play is an evolved behavior that is important for the well-being and survival of animals, especially highly intelligent animals.
- The game is closely tied to our brains (Stories Husky vs. Polar Bear and Mom with baby).
- Play is essential for the development of social skills.
- Playing games is essential to the development of problem-solving skills. Especially the game involving hands.
How adults have moved away from playing games in the course of history and the changing world order. The game isn't just for kids to enjoy; It seems necessary for the entertainment, mental development, and spiritual serenity of individuals of all ages. (6)
Storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to activate our brain, and role-playing games do this incredibly well. When we tell stories or experience them, our brains have to process language, the cause and effect of events, and also to relate them to our own pre-existing experiences. Learning how to solve problems fosters your critical thinking and can help you approach problems with the right mindset in the future. You are both a chess player and a chess piece at the same time in role-playing games. You learn to view problems from different angles and realize that there is always a light at the end of the dark, monster-filled cave.
The game helps;
Reduce stress. The game is fun and can trigger the release of endorphins, the body's natural feel-good chemicals. Endorphins provide an overall sense of wellness and may even temporarily relieve pain. Improve your relationships and connection with others. Sharing laughter and fun can develop empathy, compassion, trust, and intimacy with others. The game does not have to contain a specific event; it can also be a mood. Developing a fun nature can help you relax in stressful situations, break the ice with strangers, make new friends, and build new business relationships.
It makes you feel young and energetic. In the words of George Bernard Shaw; “We don't stop playing because we're getting old; we get older because we stop playing. "Play can increase your energy and vitality and even help you function at your best by increasing your resistance to disease. It also teaches cooperation with others, can heal emotional wounds. (7)
Research shows that the importance of role-playing play in child development goes beyond just language development. (2) It found that play can improve children's creativity and problem-solving skills.
They found that when books and other literacy-related materials were added to the dramatic play, children used a more diverse language and increased reading and writing activities. (3) Children who recreate the story with a beginning, middle and end, developed story understanding as well as different thoughts and opinions of others, He showed an understanding that he might have feelings and beliefs. (4)
In summary, it is both fun and instructive. To think outside the abstract concepts box, lifelong game for a healthier lifestyle, toys, and new worlds We wish you let go of the gate...
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1) 1-1-1997 Language, Play and Toy Sharing in Infancy Lisa A.Newland, Utah State University DigitalCommons
2) Smith and Simon (1984)
3) Bagley and Klass (1997) and Stone and Christie (1996),
4) to Pellegrini and Galda (1980)
5) https://www.forbes.com/sites/shaheenajanjuhajivrajeurope/2020/10/01/empathetic-leadership-matters-more-today-than-ever-mattels-research-shows-the-importance-of-doll-play/ ? sh = 6cf01916681
6) Stuart Brown ( founder Institute for National of the games)neuroscientist Christopher Vaughan. Avery Trade, Reprint 2010.7