Robyn M. Holmes is Professor of Psychology at Monmouth University. Her research interests range from children’s artwork and the play of special-needs children to children’s social behavior during video game play and college student-athletes’ conceptions of work and play. She is the author of Fieldwork with Children and How Young Children Perceive Race and has contributed chapters to Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children’s Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth, Handbook of Computer Game Studies and several volumes in the Play & Culture Studies series. Articles by Holmes have appeared in Early Child Development and Care, American Anthropologist, and the Journal of Sport Behavior.
Terry Marks-Tarlow is a practicing clinical and consulting psychologist in Santa Monica, California. In addition, she serves as an instructor at the Reiss Davis Child Study Center in California and as a research associate at the Institute for Fractal Research in Kassel, Germany. Her areas of interest include the application of neurobiological and nonlinear science to psychotherapy, creative blocks, self-expression and deep transformation, and the clinical interface between yoga and psychotherapy. She has lectured extensively and contributed to numerous journals. Her books include Creativity Inside Out: Learning Through Multiple Intelligences and Psyche’s Veil: Psychotherapy, Fractals and Complexity. Her recently published Clinical Intuition in Psychotherapy: The Neurobiology of Embodied Response is part of the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology.
Diane Rosen is an award-winning artist and educator who has taught or lec- tured at the Center for Professional Education of Teachers at Teacher’s College, Columbia University and at Parsons The New School for Design, among others. She is the author of Bringing Inquiry In: A Curriculum Guide and has studied, lectured, and shown her art internationally.
Kay Young is Professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara and has completed the Academic Fellows program at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles. She is the author of Ordinary Pleasures: Couples, Conversation, and Comedy and Imagining Minds: Neuro-Aesthetics of Austen, Eliot, and Hardy, and her research and essays on gender, literature and the mind, and other topics have appeared in Narrative, LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory, and Partial Answers, among others.