Language Development

How Jerome Bruner Transformed Psychological Science

Legendary APS William James Fellow Jerome Bruner passed away at the age of 100 on June 5, 2016. His groundbreaking contributions to cognitive, educational, and perceptual psychology have had transformative effects on the field as a whole, as well as effects on fields such as anthropology, neuroscience, and linguistics. Often More

Making Science ‘Edible’

Today, parents wanting the best for their children’s intellectual development can turn to a number of “educational” digital apps, a variety of “brain-based” teaching strategies and curricula, and a never-ending stream of videos, toys, games, and other products all purportedly grounded in the latest research on brain development and learning. More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: The Foundations of Literacy Development in Children at Familial Risk of Dyslexia Charles Hulme, Hannah M. Nash, Debbie Gooch, Arne Lervåg, and Margaret J. Snowling Studies examining typically developing children and children at risk for dyslexia have found that variation in early More