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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>


No Extra Credit for Delivering on Promises

Under-promise and over-deliver, so the advice often goes. But going above and beyond what you promised may not boost your reputation in the office, researchers find. ... More>


The Science of Peak Human Performance