Overturning Myths in Introductory Psychology
Courses can be designed to employ active learning experiences that combat the illusions and misconceptions students bring with them to the classroom.
When Accommodating Children’s Symptoms Hurts Them More Than It Helps
Most families would do anything to minimize the distress of a child with a mental disorder. However, some strategies for dealing with these challenges may not always be beneficial in the long-run, suggests a recent
Efficient Learners May Remember More Over Time
Healthy adults who learn information more quickly than their peers also have better long-term retention for the material despite spending less time studying it, a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the
Do You Discover Your Passion, or Cultivate It?
People with a growth attitude may explore different interests and fight through challenges and setbacks, helping them to learn to love what they do, researchers find.
One Year of School Comes With an IQ Bump, Meta-Analysis Shows
A year of schooling leaves students with new knowledge, and it also equates with a small but noticeable increase to students’ IQ, according to a systematic meta-analysis published in Psychological Science, a journal of the
The Forum @ DC: Integrative Science Tackling Challenges in Government
The Forum @ DC brought together researchers from many disciplines to discuss how scientific research can be used to improve local, state, and national governments.