Immigrants have contributed to America's great success at the Nobel. Of the 350 Nobel winners from the United States, more than 100 have been immigrants.
Narcissists are more self-promoting on social media and tend to have large numbers of 'friends' and followers.
About two out of seven children are likely bored in their classrooms, as they aren't learning much that is new. Should these children skip grades? What's the evidence on grade-skipping?
Children start to demonstrate self-awareness as they approach their second birthday – and it helps them to learn.
We recently set up a Foldit competition between gamers, undergraduate students and professional scientists. The winner might surprise you – and offer important possibilities for scientific research.
On the occasion of World Teacher's Day, on Oct. 5, a scholar explains why borrowing teacher quality models from high-scoring countries such as Finland, South Korea or Singapore is not effective.
Here's how cultural practices are playing a role in many countries in incentivizing parents to educate their girls.
What are the race-related struggles that African-American students experience throughout their school years? Here's the story of Tyrone.
Eleven states have introduced a new test score. Here's what you need to know.
What do low-income students really need to complete college? Here is a roundup of articles from our experts.
At a time when politics is showing its most divisive side, a scholar argues that embracing humility could help us deal with hidden biases.
A study with pre-school children found that their motivation and interest improved when they believed they were part of a group.
A provocative new documentary, 'Starving the Beast,' blames the condition of higher ed on right-wing policies. A scholar argues that the film ignores a long history that has led to current crisis.
Children feel sympathy for others from an early age. Two development psychologists explain how children can learn, based on feelings of sympathy, how to act more thoughtfully.
Sleep deprivation in teenagers as a result of early school start has been a topic of much debate. Are teenagers just lazy, or is there more to their inability to wake up early?
Researchers have found large achievement gaps in science in kindergarten. However, these can change significantly in subsequent years.
The number of homeschoolers in America is growing. Who are these new homeschoolers and what's the impact on the public school system?
How to make child care more affordable? Trump and Clinton have plans. Our experts offer background and insight.
Even indirect exposure to the terrorist attacks of September 11 has left profound and deep impact on those too young to remember a world before that.