Reverie was once a major part of childhood. The time that kids used to spend in the free-form worlds of imagination and the outdoors has been drastically reduced by television, computers, phones, and tightly scheduled activities... In summer, [Todd Kashdan] recalls, "we had no camps, programs, or internships. We had to figure out how to entertain ourselves on the streets and in our own little worlds."
Winifred Gallagher, New: Understanding Our Need for Novelty and Change