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Children’s Language Advantage

Why are children more successful at learning a new language compared to adults? Elissa Newport has devoted her career to studying human language acquisition, including the learning differences between children […]... More>


Young Children Form First Impressions From Faces

Just like adults, children as young as 3 tend to judge an individual’s character traits simply by looking at the person’s face. ... More>


For Kids With Low Self-Esteem, Excessive Praise Has Unintended Consequences


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Rayner to Receive 2014 William James Fellow Award

APS Fellow Keith Rayner has been named a 2014 William James Fellow Award recipient for his contributions to the basic science of psychology. ... More>


Parents: beware praise inflation