News tagged with psychology

America's best teachers get creative

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 students learn, ...

dateMay 05, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Shakespeare's plays reveal his psychological signature

Shakespeare is such a towering literary figure that any new insight into the man, or his work, tends to generate a jolt of excitement in academic and non-academic communities of Shakespeare aficionados. Applying psychological ...

dateApr 09, 2015 in Other
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How much math, science homework is too much?

When it comes to adolescents with math and science homework, more isn't necessarily better—an hour a day is optimal—but doing it alone and regularly produces the biggest knowledge gain, according to research published ...

dateMar 23, 2015 in Social Sciences
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