By Christian Jarrett. Part of the problem may be the lack of evolutionary science in many psychology degree courses.
With big data come new challenges – as a recent debate between researchers illustrates. By Jon Brock
It seems a little soul searching of our own is required to better understand the people around us. By Marianne Cezza
By Emma Young In 1750, Benjamin Franklin wrote: “There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know…
Participants who’d taken many courses in neuroscience endorsed nearly half of all brain myths, on average. By Christian Jarrett
The level of bias uncovered in this new research could have significant real-world implications. By Emma Young
We may have multiple sensitive periods for different kinds of skills depending on the brain’s development at that time. By David Robson
Two study sessions interleaved with sleep seems to lead to especially efficient, long-lasting learning. By Christian Jarrett
Lots of reading suggestions for psychology fans.
Children respond better to learning setbacks when they believe that ability and intelligence are malleable – that is, when they…