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October 21, 2010
October 15, 2010
Galludet University researchers have launched the first large-scale longitudinal study of young deaf children learning to read.
September 03, 2010
Teaching to the test is old news; new research suggests teaching with the test may help students remember and apply knowledge better.
September 01, 2010
A new Cornell University study suggests preschool children use statistical differences to gauge a stranger's preferences.
August 26, 2009
A new study suggests teens who engage in risky behaviors may have more mature-looking brains than their risk-averse peers.
August 05, 2009
A new study finds that popular movies really do help students learn history—except when they're inaccurate.
July 31, 2009
A new study explores whether students learn more from animated lessons on computers when they take practice tests afterward.
July 20, 2009
By age 5, children who were exposed in utero to high levels of air pollutants scored an average of four to five points lower on IQ tests than children with less exposure, a new study says.
May 13, 2009
Today's Swedish 13-year-olds outscore their 1960s counterparts in logic and spatial ability, a new study shows.
May 04, 2009
A cognitive scientist, in a new book, distills findings from his field in an attempt to help teachers understand what makes school boring for students.