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Steven Pinker’s Mind Games


Moving Beyond “Just-So Stories”: Young Children Can Be Taught Basic Natural Selection

Children's natural curiosity can be harnessed to help even 5- and 6-year olds grasp some of the important scientific concepts involved in natural selection, researchers find. ... More>


10 Courses With a Twist


Young Children Take Authoritarian Cues From Their Parents

Young adults' levels of authoritarianism are strongly linked with those of their parents, but new research suggests these individual differences may emerge as early as age 3. ... More>


Illustrated Story Teaches Young Kids Natural Selection