• Imagination & Play 07
    Ages and stages of play
    imagination, play
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    Why can a child conceive any and all possibilities equally valid is because they have a neural structure which is absolutely open-ended infinite. They could respond to any and all possible models and build a corresponding structure of knowledge about it according to the nature of the models.  If they're not given the models for those possibilities, nothing happens, and age 11, they'll be left with only the neural feelers that have been stabilized and activated and put to use and we'll find an 80% reduction in the brain's capacity at that point.