The Science of Learning

How to study smarter

Don’t just highlight and reread to prep for an exam; research proves there are far better ways to get ready

When body meets mind in learning

Whether it’s reading, math or science, we absorb ideas better with some body language

How legalizing marijuana could hurt student achievement

As we loosen cannabis laws, we should weigh the impact on learning

A textbook dilemma: Digital or paper?

Do we learn better from printed books than digital versions? The answer from researchers is a qualified yes

To err is human – and a powerful prelude to learning

American educators love to emphasize correct procedure, but cognitive science says that students learn better when you focus on their mistakes