Internet Use in Class Tied to Lower Test Scores
Students who surfed the web in a college course had lower scores on the final exam than did those who didn’t go online.
Most students try to make studying and learning as easy and efficient as possible. But research by APS James McKeen Cattell Fellows Elizabeth L. Bjork and Robert A. Bjork shows that many commonly used learning strategies actually are counterproductive.
APS Teaching Fund Supports ‘The Learning Scientists’
Psychological scientist Yana Weinstein was feeling guilty one night about not doing enough to disseminate her research on learning to students — so she decided to take it to Twitter. Weinstein, an assistant professor at
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science: Attentional Bias Dynamics and Posttraumatic Stress in Survivors of Violent Conflict and Atrocities: New Directions in Clinical Psychological Science of Refugee Mental Health Kim Yuval, Ariel
Mind Over Midterms
Psychological scientists are studying promising interventions designed to change the mind-sets of students who believe their intelligence is limited or fixed.
Tutors See Stereotypes and Gender Bias in SAT. Testers See None of the Above.
The New York Times: In an annual ritual, hundreds of thousands of students took the SAT this spring as they made their first steps toward applying to college. But they were not the only ones