Within the highly automated folds of Amazon's online bookstore, there's a small team of literary types whose main job is rather old school.
Many secondary education teachers do not receive training in helping students learn to read because the thinking goes that developing reading skills should begin and end in elementary school. A University of Kansas professor ...
A study led by NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development finds a startling scarcity of children's books in low-income neighborhoods in Detroit, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles.
Recent discussions and protests on American race-related issues seem to have taken into the mainstream ideas that were largely confined to academic circles, said David Roediger, a KU Foundation Professor in American studies ...
The history of science is also a history of people resisting new discoveries that conflict with conventional wisdom.
A new book developed by a University of Manchester expert could be a boost for Brits who suffer from poor confidence.
Google's massive book-scanning project cleared its final legal hurdle Monday as the US Supreme Court denied an appeal contending it violates copyright law.
As science, education and technology have taken on ever-increasing roles in society during the past two centuries, researchers at the University of Michigan have identified corresponding changes in cognition.
Family names are more than simply a means of identification. Linking one generation to the next, they serve as conduits to the past, helping us better understand who we are, where we came from and, in some cases, where we ...
In a world with a ballooning population and deteriorating environment, we will need to use every trick in the book to stave off mass starvation, disease and political chaos.