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The Study of Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

In recognition of the new school year beginning in many parts of the world, the Observer examines a host of psychological research on learning — not just in the classroom, but across the life-span. ... More>


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Literary Character

Literary fiction not only helps academic success but can also affect social skills and emotional intelligence, studies suggest. ... More>


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Getting It in Writing

Becoming more dependent on electronic communication and less dependent on handwritten messages may impact certain cognitive skills. ... More>


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Fostering Budding Writers

Two scientists explore the difficulties of teaching writing skills — and offer some suggestions for the classroom. ... More>


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A Boost for Psychology Education in Uganda

A group of educators is working to apply high-quality teaching standards nationwide. ... More>