Competition can turn play into nonplay
if rewards for winning extend beyond the game itself.
As the sport field is increasingly analysed as a business, determining when play finishes and nonplay
begins becomes more difficult.
Results from four assessments (PLS, Vocabulary Assessment, highest play level on the PIECES, and percentage of time engaged in exploratory play, pretend play, or nonplay
according to the PIECES) are discussed.
An analysis of risk factors associated with nonplay
dog bites in Kingston, Jamaica, found that a dog sleeping in a family member's bedroom was a risk factor for biting (relative risk 2.
Examples of such roles are opponents, companions, and nonplay
characters (NPCs) in roles that are not fun to play such as shopkeepers, farmers, and victims; cinematographer; dungeon master; plot writer; or game designer.
Using a stopwatch, I timed the intervals, observing and then recording the predominant play or nonplay
behavior (as indicated by the POS) and all the peer interaction behaviors (as indicated by the ISBS).
In this chapter, Smith also draws some key distinctions between play and nonplay
Robinson, along comes Mick Jagger's one-time consort to lend her name to "Benchmark," the most eccentric nonplay
this capital has seen in quite some time.
Both theorists and researchers do concur upon a common set of characteristics that distinguish play behaviors from nonplay
behaviors for children across all ages, domains, and cultures.
And, then they come back and report happenings in the kitchen on a nonplay
However, it is difficult to distinguish play from nonplay
Each tape was coded independently by two research assistants blind to the study for frequency and duration of the three play categories and one nonplay
category which were adapted from Belsky and Most's (1981) hypothesized sequence of development of exploration and play for children ages 7 1/2 months to 21 months.