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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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Nervous About Numbers

Math anxiety is not given as much attention as reading difficulties, but research shows that it can be equally detrimental to achievement. ... More>


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Meet the APS Board for 2014–2015

APS welcomes the 2014–2015 Board of Directors. ... More>