Psychology’s Sandra Russ and Jessica Dillon talk kids’ play habits

Despite overprogramming, kids today have bigger imaginations than previous generations: study

The Globe and Mail: Children are significantly more inventive than their peers a generation ago, according to research by Sandra Russ and Jessica Dillon. “We thought that play ability would be decreasing given that we know children are playing less. When we found this, we thought, well, children are pretty resilient,” said Russ, a professor in psychological sciences.