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March 30, 2017

Asian-American Students Have Strong Academic Support

Mar. 24, 2017 — Despite having the strongest academic support from parents, teachers, and friends, second-generation Asian-American adolescents benefit much less from these supports than others, finds a ... read more

Female Cyberbullies and Victims Feel the Most Negative About School and Learning

Mar. 15, 2017 — Involvement in cyberbullying among girls triggers negative perceptions of the importance of school and the value of learning, a new study suggests. Psychologists found that 11-15 year-old girls who ... read more

Sensitive Genotypes Yield Disadvantage in Poor Families, but Advantage in Wealthier Ones

Mar. 13, 2017 — A new study suggest that children with sensitive genotypes who come from low-income homes will be less financially successful than their same sex sibling without those genotypes. But children with ... read more

Media Multitasking Linked to Distractibility Among Youth

Mar. 13, 2017 — Researchers have studied the patterns of activity in cortical networks related to attention and working memory, as well as investigating associations between performance in working memory and ... read more

Scientists Win Memprize Competition With Best Vocabulary Learning Method

Mar. 12, 2017 — Language learning app Memrise has announced the winner of its first Memprize: a competition to find the world's most efficient vocabulary learning ... read more

Conformity Is Not a Universal Indicator of Intelligence in Children

Mar. 9, 2017 — Because innovation is part of the American culture, adults in the United States may be less likely to associate children's conformity with intelligence than adults from other populations, ... read more

Children’s Daily Life Highly Regulated: US and Swedish Differences

Mar. 9, 2017 — Children in Sweden and the US experience their daily life as highly structured and regulated. But while US children state that homework and long schooldays are what makes everyday life difficult, ... read more

Consumption of Alcohol and Marijuana Associated With Lower GPA in College

Mar. 8, 2017 — College students who consume medium-to-high levels of alcohol and marijuana have a consistently lower GPA, according to a new ... read more

Mar. 6, 2017 — A new tool that uses classroom sounds may solve the biggest outstanding question in undergraduate science education, namely, what teaching methods are actually being used in college classrooms, and ... read more

Disruptive Children Do Not Inspire Similar Behavior in Their Siblings

Mar. 6, 2017 — A new study finds that the disruptive behavior of individual children does not encourage similar behavior in their brothers and ... read more

Mar. 3, 2017 — Incoming college students who already feel a connection to their institution are more likely to fit in and want to remain at the school, especially if they are ethnic minorities, indicates a new ... read more

Children and Youth Learning English Require Better Support for Academic Success

Feb. 28, 2017 — Despite their potential, many English learners (ELs) -- who account for more than 9 percent of K-12 enrollment in the US -- lag behind their English-speaking monolingual peers in educational ... read more

Sleepovers With Stuffed Animals Help Children Learn to Read

Feb. 28, 2017 — Sending stuffed animals for a sleepover at the library encourages children to read with them, even long after the sleepover took place, say researchers. For the first time, the study proves stuffed ... read more

New Studies Illustrate How Gamers Get Good

Feb. 27, 2017 — Researchers used data from online video games to study what kinds of practice and habits help people acquire skill. Beyond simply learning about what makes gamers good, the investigators hope that ... read more

Teach Yourself Everyday Happiness With Imagery Training

Feb. 24, 2017 — Researchers have found that self-guided positive imagery training can successfully combat negative emotions in our daily lives. This tool is so powerful that it also changes the way our brain ... read more

Maths and Maps Make You Nervous? It Could Be in Your Genes

Feb. 21, 2017 — Our genes play a significant role in how anxious we feel when faced with spatial and mathematical tasks, such as reading a map or solving a geometry problem, according to a new ... read more

Students More Likely to Succeed If Teachers Have Positive Perceptions of Parents

Feb. 21, 2017 — Researchers have found that teacher ratings of parental involvement early in a child's academic career can accurately predict the child's academic and social ... read more

Zero Tolerance Policies Unfairly Punish Black Girls

Feb. 16, 2017 — Black girls are disproportionately punished in American schools -- an 'overlooked crisis' that is populating the school-to-prison pipeline at rising rates, two education scholars argue in a ... read more

International Students' Concept of 'Home' Shapes Post-Graduation Plans

Feb. 16, 2017 — How international university students think about home significantly influences their migration plans upon graduation, according to a new ... read more

Students in Ohio's Online Charter Schools Perform Worse Than Peers in Traditional Schools

Feb. 16, 2017 — Despite dramatic growth in enrollment in online charter schools in Ohio, students are not achieving the same academic success as those in brick-and-mortar charter and public schools, finds a ... read more

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