Playcosystem is a great place for children to play, but it’s more than that. It’s also a laboratory to explore the value of play – including how play supports cognitive development. We have a great relationship with the University of Louisville as research partners in exploring play. Not long ago Dr. Sherri Brown, associate professor in the College of Education and Human Development brought a group of 15 future science teachers to Playcosystem to explore the connections between play and learning. Here is a link to an article written by Betty Coffman, a Communications Coordinator focused on research and innovation at UofL.