Parents who restrict their children's use of new media technologies may be acting counterproductively in the long run, particularly if they claim after-school homework time is the reason.
Envy vs jealousy, disease vs illness These are just three examples of psychological terms that are commonly assumed to be similar, if not identical, but which actually refer to very different concepts.
When it comes to educating ourselves, four problems in particular commonly stand in our way. Here's a look at what they are, and how you can overcome them to learn about anything you want.
Here are 12 different summer activities to keep kids busy and help them get some learning in - all without electronic devices.
Summer is the perfect time for students of all ages to relax, but it’s also a time when learning loss - the summer slide - can occur. Get some tips here!
What is impostor syndrome? well, do you ever feel like you somehow don't deserve the success you have achieved? That's impostor syndrome.
There's not enough emphasis on the strengths of people with autism, Temple Grandin says - and that's something parents and teachers need to change.
Check out some genius views on the creative power of solitude, including perspectives from Tesla, Mozart, Einstein and Picasso.
When children are unmotivated at school, new research suggests their genes may be part of the equation.
Behold some amazing views of the sun as you've never seen it before before - with tendrils and flares, storms and explosions.
Readers worldwide will rejoice at the publication of a newly-discovered book, What Pet Should I Get? by Dr Seuss.
Celebrity marriages might be able to help unravel the reasons why people tend to marry partners of similar education levels.
For those who believe birth order influences traits like personality and intelligence, a study of 377,000 high school students offers some good news.
A study suggests that even a short time spent in a stimulating learning environment can rewire the brain and buffer it against drug addiction.
Does birth order matter? A first-born child gets about 3,000 more hours of quality time with their parents between than does the next sibling.
Smart people are just as racist as less intelligent peers - they're just better at hiding their prejudice, according to sociology research.
Teenage girls like and feel more similar models and actresses, but still find female CEOs and military pilots to be better role models.
The legendary Dr Seuss - Theodor Seuss Geisel - has used humor to encourage generations of kids to read. So how did his genius get started?
Have you ever felt the urge to explore a totally different field, skill or interest for a while? Don't feel like you have the time? You could probabl... Read more...
A team of neuropsychologists have shown that even a brief sleep - a power nap - can significantly improve retention of learned material in memory.
Research shows common methods for helping children with ADHD may be misguided - for learning, those kids need to wiggle and squirm.
Tired of giving high-tech gifts for every birthday or holiday? Don't forget the lasting joy of giving gifts that last, like these classic books for kids.
Kids who are frequent readers differ substantially in a number of ways from those children who read books for fun less than one day a week.
Reading is more than just a pleasurable pastime - it can expand the mind in many different ways, and may even enhance a child's intelligence.