News tagged with developmental psychology

Obama changed racial identity of black students

(PhysOrg.com) -- Barack Obama's historic election in 2008 stimulated individual and national reflection on race and changed African-American college students' perceptions of being black, reports a new Cornell study published ...

dateFeb 17, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Bridging the gender-gap in maths

(Phys.org) -- A concerning gender-gap exists in career aspirations among Australian youth across science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, a new study has found.

dateMay 15, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Do children understand irony?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study reveals 4-year-old children understand and can even use certain types of irony. The study was published in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology by Stephanie Alexander, a PhD ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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