Dr. Mariana Brussoni is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics and school population and public health at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. She's a developmental psychologist who spent 15 years investigating child injury prevention and outdoor play.
Dr Brussoni's work and research findings have featured in over 100 media outlets in 14 different countries. Dr Brussoni also researches the importance of outdoor risky play for children's healthy development and how the built outdoor environment affects children's play.
For more information about Dr Brussoni's research, see the Brussoni Lab here.