Stereotypes related to gender and appearance that burden women in the real world could follow them into virtual ones, according to researchers.
Bad news, fans of rational political discourse: A study by an MIT researcher shows that attempts to debunk political rumors may only reinforce their strength.
It was in grade school classes that most of us first learned about the syllable—the tiny unit of organization for speech sounds, bundles of which can be combined to construct words, phrases, sentences, ...
Students who physically experience scientific concepts understand them more deeply and score better on science tests, according to a new UChicago-led study.
Some 9 million American families lost their homes to foreclosure during the late 2000s housing bust, driving many to economic ruin and in search of new residences.
Call this the year of the test. Or, at least the year of standardized test mania.
Tech industry leaders including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg have raised $100 million for an education initiative aimed at "reimagining" schools from the elementary school level.
While U.S. educational policy emphasizes high-stakes testing and scripted lessons, the best teachers in the business are taking creative risks—often drawing from their own interests and hobbies—to help ...
Postsecondary education creates opportunities for individuals and prepares them to join the workforce. For this reason, it is important that we understand how educational attainment is measured. A new National Science Foundation-funded ...
Messaging matters, and tailoring communications to resonate with a target audience can pay off for a nonprofit organization seeking new support.
Misogyny is a defining characteristic of gaming culture, even though half of the players now are female.
As the number of bills passed by Congress declines, fewer and fewer Congressional representatives are voting across party lines, leaving only a few key representatives as collaborative voters, according to researchers.
Do U.S. consumers boycott products in response to international conflict? Two professors at the University of Virginia say that in the case of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the answer is "yes."
Rising up the corporate ladder with kids in tow marks women for an extra helping of gender discrimination, new research finds.
Passion, dedication and persistence count the most when children are cultivating their intelligence and talents, a Stanford scholar says.