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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>


Look who’s swiping now: 6-month-old babies are using smartphones, study says


Observer Article

The Lasting Power of Patience

Longitudinal data collected from thousands of participants from New Zealand and the United Kingdom show that childhood measures of self-discipline predict everything from personal income to the pace of physiological aging in adulthood, APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt reports. ... More>


Q&A: Research on Educational Apps

Researchers answer questions about their recent PSPI report on evaluating educational apps. ... More>


Workplace Support Helps Parents Make More Time for Their Kids

Employees who took part in a work-life balance program ended up spending significantly more time with their kids without a decline in productivity or hours worked. ... More>