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A sample of new research exploring: methodological issues in studies linking video games and cognitive abilities; rule-learning in 8-month-olds; and bias among children as a function of group norms. ... More>
The famous Bobo doll experiment showed that children learn through observation, not just through reward and punishment. In that classic study, Albert Bandura showed that children who had watched adults […]... More>
Neuroimaging data from teen drivers finds that risky behavior is less rewarding and brain areas related to self-control become more active when mothers are present. ... More>
In 2008, a massive earthquake shook the Chinese province of Sichuan. Measuring 8.0, the quake killed more than 69,000, injured countless more, and left 4.8 million homeless. The Chinese government […]... More>