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Preaching About Teaching

APS Fellow David Daniel advocates a new area of specialization dedicated to translating the science of learning for the classroom. ... More>


Benchmark Project: Expert Online Survey Announcement

Expert members are invited to participate in an expert crowd-sourcing survey that seeks to establish benchmarks in working memory research. The Benchmark Project is led by Klaus Oberauer (University of […]... More>


Framing Time in Days, Not Years, Could Spur Action Toward Goals

Measuring time in days instead of months, or months instead of years, can make future events seem closer and thus more urgent, researchers find. ... More>


Q&A: Research on Educational Apps

Researchers answer questions about their recent PSPI report on evaluating educational apps. ... More>


Ambiguous Situations Make It Easier to Justify Ethical Transgressions

Findings from two experiments show that people are apt to cheat in favor of their self-interest but only when the situation is ambiguous enough to provide moral cover. ... More>