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Making Science ‘Edible’

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Likening basic science to fine cooking, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow awardees Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff offer the recipe they’ve used to make developmental research findings accessible, digestible, and useful for the general public. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the role of conscious awareness in associative learning, the social aspects of music learning among infants, and brain mechanisms underlying self-affirmation. ... More>


How Schools Are Failing Their Quietest Students


Seeing Isn’t Required to Gesture Like a Native Speaker

A new study including blind and sighted participants suggests that gestural variations across languages do not emerge from watching other speakers make the gestures, but from learning the language itself. ... More>


Is ‘Grit’ Doomed To Be The New Self-Esteem?