Why does the phrase “Drive fast, take chances” elicit both laughter and fear? Researchers have identified a kind of developmentally important play called “Scary Funny.” Listen to this engaging conversation with Mariana Brussoni, risk researcher from the University of British Columbia, to learn more about how a little bit of risk can go a long way towards a child reaching their true potential.

A big gratitude to Dr. Brussoni for being our first interview in this series! Find Dr. Brussoni and her NUMEROUS publications and contributions HERE.

A thousand thank you’s to Samuel Gray Edmonson for offering his music for our podcast! Sam’s music is a perfect fit and you can find more great tunes from him on Bandcamp HERE.