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How Noise Pollution Impairs Learning


The Right Way to Bribe Your Kids to Read


Observer Article

The Parenting Trap

Young children experiment and learn about the world in a manner more typically associated with scientists, as APS Fellow Alison Gopnik has shown in experiments. But those abilities are largely thwarted by the modern approach to parenting, she says. ... More>


Observer Article

The Heart of the Matter

Mounting empirical evidence suggests that identifying and affirming one’s values can have benefits across a variety of contexts, including teaching, says psychological scientist and author Kelly McGonigal. ... More>