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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>

Uta Frith

University College London and University of Aarhus William James Fellow Award An internationally renowned developmental psychologist, Uta Frith has pioneered much of the current research into the cognitive neuroscience of […]... More>

Autism Rates Have Spiked, But Why?

Beating Dyslexia Through Music

New research suggests that musical skills may translate into reading skills — particularly for children with dyslexia.... More>

Earlier Autism Diagnosis Could Mean Earlier Interventions

Autism is normally diagnosed between the ages of two and three. But new research is finding symptoms of autism spectrum disorders in babies as young as twelve months. If children could be diagnosed earlier, it might be possible to help them earlier—and maybe even stop them from developing autism, according to the author of a new paper published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.... More>