New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on intelligence and mental speed, the link between sexualization and objectification, socioeconomic disparities in education, education and reasoning ability, the connection between social status and health, collective emotions, and the risk for depression.
New Content From Perspectives on Psychological Science
A sample of articles on virtues and their measurement, the morality of war, the importance of organizing psychological knowledge, and how to study everyday moral judgments.
Opinion: Math scares your child’s elementary school teacher — and that should frighten you
American students remain stumped by math. The 2019 scores for the National Assessment of Educational Progress test — known as NAEP — were published last month, showing that performance for fourth- and eighth-graders hasn’t budged since
Students in high-achieving schools are now named an ‘at-risk’ group, study says
Communities touting the best-ranked schools are often the most in-demand among families. But this competitive environment can come at a psychological cost to those attending them. Emerging research is finding that students in “high-achieving schools”
How to increase access to gifted programs for low-income and black and Latino children
Many of the public school gifted and talented programs that serve high-ability students don’t reflect the diversity of their communities. New York City, with roughly 1.1 million students, is an extreme example. While roughly 4 in 6
Building Growth Mindset in the Classroom: Assignments From Carol Dweck
Growth mindsets aren’t just for students. It helps for teachers to have a growth mindset about their students’ mindsets, too. A teacher’s classroom approach shapes whether their students believe they are born with fixed academic