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Using Pseudoscience to Shine Light on Good Science

If instructors want students to think like scientists, they have to teach them about decidedly nonscientific ways of thinking, argues APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Scott O. Lilienfeld. ... More>


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Science That Serves the Public

Applying psychological science to promote public cooperation and the responsible use of technology in education are highlights at the Psychological Science in the Public Interest symposium. ... More>


The Wrong Way to Treat Child Geniuses


Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention and Learning In Young Children

Maps, number lines, shapes, and artwork tend to cover elementary classroom walls, but too much of a good thing may end up disrupting attention and learning in young children. ... More>