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Daisy Yuhas

Daisy Yuhas writes The Hechinger Report’s monthly "Science of Learning" column. She is a science journalist and editor based in Austin, Texas, whose curiosity has driven her to cover the Higgs boson particle, birds brought back from the brink of extinction and the myriad quirks of human behavior. Previously, she was a staff editor at Scientific American Mind, a bimonthly magazine that covered mental healthy, psychology, neurobiology and the workings of the brain. She has a bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College.

Recent Stories

Are science fairs unfair?

Long an educational rite of passage, the events are being revamped to make them more effective — and equitable — learning opportunities

Huyen Le and her daughter Katelynn Trinh. Through “nudges” via texts, Le gets reminded of activities to do with Katelynn that enhance her learning.

Text-based tips may help parents and preschoolers learn

Text “nudges” can boost literacy and numeracy among young children by changing parents’ habits