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Schools whose students have the highest gains on standardized tests do not produce similar gains in students' ability to analyze abstract problems and think logically. ... More>
One way to encourage environmentally-friendly behavior is to emphasize the long life expectancy of a nation, and not necessarily its imminent downfall, researchers find. ... More>
You’d probably pay more for a slice of pie before Thanksgiving dinner than afterwards, when you’re inevitably stuffed. Researchers explore how visceral states influence the value we place on food. ... More>
Supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center has established the Templeton Science of Prospection Awards to advance research on the scientific […]... More>