No evidence to back idea of learning styles
The Guardian: There is widespread interest among teachers in the use of neuroscientific research findings in educational practice. However, there are also misconceptions and myths that are supposedly based on sound neuroscience that are prevalent
Psychological Science Informs American Academy of Arts and Sciences Recommendations on Language Learning
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has released a new report on language education in the United States, with a psychological research perspective informing the findings and recommendations. The report, produced by the Commission
Preschool can provide a boost, but the gains can fade surprisingly fast
The Washington Post: States and the federal government spend more than $15 billion a year on preschool education. With that hefty price tag, we want early-childhood programs to work. And to reduce long-standing educational inequalities
New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of new research exploring social comparison and achievement in academic settings, the role of the hippocampus in enhanced fear learning in rats, and how emotion influences ensemble coding.
Professors’ Influence on Display in APS Membership Initiative
A new effort geared towards mentoring professors leads thousands of new students to join APS for 2017.
European Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference
The School of Education of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg is hosting the next European Psychology Learning and Teaching (EUROPLAT) Conference on September 18–20, 2017 in Salzburg, Austria. The main theme of the conference