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Moving Beyond “Just-So Stories”: Young Children Can Be Taught Basic Natural Selection

Children's natural curiosity can be harnessed to help even 5- and 6-year olds grasp some of the important scientific concepts involved in natural selection, researchers find. ... More>


Your Brain Has No Idea Where It’s Going


Classifying Cognitive Style Across Disciplines

Various fields have developed diverse approaches to understanding the way people process information.  A new report from psychological scientists aims to integrate approaches across disciplines by offering a new, integrated framework of cognitive styles that bridges different terminologies, concepts, and approaches. ... More>


The truth about little white lies: Why they’re actually more dangerous than you think


By the Numbers

Studies on human development have shown that even as infants, we have an approximate sense of numbers and amounts. How does this underlie our ability to perform complex calculations? Stanislas […]... More>