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How helping kids with their math homework can make them worse off


Square Root of Kids’ Math Anxiety: Their Parents’ Help


Observer Article

How Poverty Affects the Brain and Behavior

Living in poverty can impede an individual’s cognitive development, executive functioning, and attention. At the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science, a panel of scientists including APS William James Fellow Martha J. Farah and APS Fellow Eldar Shafir discussed the long-term cognitive and behavioral outcomes of growing up poor. ... More>