For university students, walking beats sitting
Walking classrooms are better for not only for students' physical health, but classroom engagement, a study from Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology shows.
Economists find rare empirical evidence of love in unique marriage survey
Economists are not famed for their romantic insights. But a new study by two University of Virginia economists, Leora Friedberg and Steven Stern, has found quantitative evidence of love – something very ...
Study says Facebook not to blame for negative impact on grades
It may not come as a surprise that the more time college students, particularly freshmen, spend on Facebook, the more their grades suffer. In his latest study, Reynol Junco, an associate professor of education ...
Does the internet promote fairness of income distribution? (w/ Video)
The world according to Itskov: Futurists convene at GF2045 (Part 1)
The world according to Itskov: Futurists convene at GF2045 (Part 2)
Study identifies common elements of STEM schools
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics schools vary in many ways, but they share eight major common elements. So finds a nationwide study of 23 STEM schools conducted by the University of Chicago's Outlier Research ...
Which happened first: Did sounds form words, or words form sentences?
Youth migration is changing definitions of childhood
Stories of a sudden "surge" in unaccompanied children fleeing Central America and Mexico for the United States dominated the headlines last summer.
The enemy of my friend: Altruistic punishment in humans called into question
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Team researches the relationship between religion and educational attainment
Researchers have long studied and documented the influence religion has on social groups; however, few have examined the role it plays in education. LSU Sociology Professor Samuel Stroope recently penned a research article ...
Your chance of becoming globally famous depends on the language you speak
Early English exposure prepares Spanish-speaking children for academic success
By 2030, 40 percent of U.S. students will be learning English as a second language, according to the Center for Research on Education, Diversity and Excellence. These students face distinct academic challenges in the classroom, ...