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Taking Notes? Bring a Pen, Skip the Computer

Mining the Minds of Multitaskers

Emerging scientific consensus says that multitasking hampers productivity — research sheds light on the causes and consequences of our decisions to multitask. ... More>

Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention and Learning In Young Children

Maps, number lines, shapes, and artwork tend to cover elementary classroom walls, but too much of a good thing may end up disrupting attention and learning in young children. ... More>

Reflections on the Failure of Ignorance to Recognize Itself

In a talk at the APS–STP Teaching Institute, Distinguished Lecturer David Dunning outlined his research into the accuracy of human judgment. ... More>