The replication crisis has debunked many of psychology’s fair-haired hypotheses, but for the marshmallow test, things have only become more interesting.
Intelligence is not fixed but fluid. A growth mindset allows our brains to flourish while lowering our stress levels.
Despite a reputation for catastrophe and cat killings, curiosity is a beneficial drive that improves our lives and well-being.
Reading classic books can inform you as much about the present as the past.
Adolescents’ brains are highly capable, if inconsistent, during this critical age of exploration and development. They are also acutely tuned into rewards.
Like sneaking veggies into dessert, these board games teach STEM, strategy, and executive functions through the joys of play.
The curiosity of children is a national resource. Adults destroy it.
A thesaurus isn’t to find big and fancy words, but a resource to help you find your rhythm.
This year marks 2,000 years since the birth of the Roman author of the first natural encyclopedia.
Kids are fragile. They should trust their feelings. The world is a battle between good and evil. We should stop repeating these untruths.
Imagine going on a tour through the human circulatory system as a tiny cell. That is just one example of education in the metaverse.
The right questions are those sparked from the joy of discovery.
Computerized, job-focused learning undercuts the true value of higher education. Liberal arts should be our model for the future.
Education has a global bias against boys.
For college students, it's the early afternoon.
The insanity of the academic job market laid out in numbers.
A group of prominent scientists shares how research has changed them.
Population growth is driven by three changes: Fertility, mortality, and migration.
Negative feedback ignites the primal (“fight or flight”) and emotional (“do they hate me?”) parts of our brain first.
Books that were rarely taught in 1963, when baby boomers were students, became classics when those same boomers were teachers and parents.
Summit Public Schools take a radically different approach to education. And it's working.
Mixed messages and competing interests have left college students feeling lost and stressed.
An interactive “globe of notability” shows the curious correspondences and the strange landscape of global fame.
Symbolic gestures often speak to our psyche in ways no rational action could ever speak to our intellect.
There is no long-term beneficial effect of medication on standardized test scores.
In the age of distraction, don't we all want to read faster and more efficiently?
Polarization or misunderstanding?
Easily distracted? Try a "distractibility delay."
Screens were around in previous generations, but now they truly define childhood.
"A cheap loan is beyond all new destiny." Does that mean anything to you?