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Faculty Profile

Lynn Barnett Morris

Lynn Barnett Morris

Associate Professor

Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism

Ph.D. Educational Psychology

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Curriculum Vitae:

Professor Barnett's areas of interest include analysis of play and its relation to development; investigation of toys and play spaces as facilitative of play; and resources in research design and statistical analysis.
Professor Barnett's areas of research include theoretical formulation of children's play; intrinsic motivation and rewards; the effects of adult-structured play and extracurricular activities on children's development and interests; and the play of children with special challenges and needs.