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Educational App or Digital Candy? Helping Parents Choose Quality Apps for Kids

While new data show that young children, even babies, are increasingly using digital apps, scientific research suggests that many supposedly "educational" apps are nothing more than digital junk food. ... More>


OPRE Grant Announcement: Secondary Analysis of Data on Early Child Care and Education

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has recently published a discretionary research funding announcement […]... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “Why Preschoolers Sometimes Learn Better Than Their Parents Do”; “Feeling Good Before and After Doing Bad”; “No Free Lunch? Do Decision Making and Category Learning Require Careful Thought?” ... More>


Distraction Is Good for Learning, Sometimes


Observer Article

Preaching About Teaching

APS Fellow David Daniel advocates a new area of specialization dedicated to translating the science of learning for the classroom. ... More>