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Early discipline tied to less use of drugs, alcohol in teens

“Early discipline tied to less use of drugs, alcohol in teens” is the title of an online article in yesterday’s issue of HealthDay. The article discusses implications of new research appearing in The British Journal of Psychiatry: “Impact of a 2-year multimodal … Continue reading

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Look! Something shiny! How some textbook visuals can hurt learning

“Look! Something shiny! How some textbook visuals can hurt learning” is the title of a recent e! Science News article discussing the implications of new research appearing in this month’s issue of the Journal of Educational Psychology: “Extraneous perceptual information interferes with … Continue reading

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Research Report: Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges, and Universities

Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges, and Universities is the topic of a new report and recommendations published earlier this year by the American Educational Research Association. An intriguing paragraph from the report: Bullying is part of the larger phenomenon … Continue reading

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Multitasking Splits the Brain

“Multitasking Splits the Brain” is the title of an April 15 post to ScienceNOW.  The topic of the article is a report of new research published the next day in Science: Divided Representation of Concurrent Goals in the Human Frontal Lobes. ___________________________________________________ … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT Searching for Tomorrow’s Innovators: Profiling Creative Adolescents

This just in from Creativity Research Journal Volume 25, Issue 1, 2013: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10400419.2013.752180 Please note that the research is from a regional source, the University of Kansas. ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of … Continue reading

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Action Video Games Boost Reading Skills

This just in from Psypost: http://www.psypost.org/2013/02/action-video-games-boost-reading-skills-16695 ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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Focus@Will says its music app boosts concentration, opens it to public beta

http://www.engadget.com/2013/02/06/focus-will-music-service-for-concentration/

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