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Kids’ Reading Success Boosted by Long-Term Individualized Instruction

Students who consistently receive individualized reading instruction from first through third grade become better readers than those who don’t, according to a new longitudinal study published in Psychological Science. ... More>


Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer


Teaching Tips

A Civic Scientific Literacy Perspective in the Psychology Classroom

One of the most enjoyable aspects of teaching psychology courses is that we get to share some highly relevant, personally applicable, and fascinating science with our students. Among the sciences, psychology has perhaps the most far reaching applications to personal and societal matters. Of course, instructors who teach science courses of all types want their students to understand the deeper, societal relevance of the material and research they cover. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of exciting new research on factors that influence early literacy recently published in Psychological Science. ... More>


Recognizing voices harder for people with dyslexia