Educational Psychology

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Task-Focused Behavior Mediates the Associations Between Supportive Interpersonal Environments and Students’ Academic Performance Noona Kiuru, Eija Pakarinen, Kati Vasalampi, Gintautas Silinskas, Kaisa Aunola, Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Riitta-Leena Metsäpelto, Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen, and Jari-Erik Nurmi Does providing students with a supportive environment help them learn More

A one-hour class could cut the college dropout rate

Reuters: (Reuters) First generation college students get lower grades and are more likely to drop out – an “achievement gap” that threatens efforts to boost the number of college graduates. Recent research, however, suggests a simple one-hour intervention that focuses on students’ social-class backgrounds could help close the divide. In More