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Gesturing With Hands Is a Powerful Tool for Children’s Math Learning

Children who use their hands to make abstract gestures during a math lesson gain a deeper and more flexible understanding of the problems they are taught. ... More>

Hand Gestures Could Make Kids Smarter

Student Notebook

State of the APS Student Caucus

The coming year marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of APS. In 1988, 14 motivated individuals decided to come together to form a group devoted to serving the needs of psychology students: The APS Student Caucus was born. Today, the APSSC has grown to represent more than 8,500 graduate and undergraduate students all over the world. ... More>

Brain-Computer Interfaces Are Changing the Way We Communicate

APS Fellow Niels Birbaumer is a leading researcher on brain-computer interfaces (BCI), which allow communication from the brain to an external device for patients who otherwise could not communicate through muscle movements to produce speech, gestures, or eye-movements. ... More>

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