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Reading Literary Fiction Improves Theory of Mind

“Reading Literary Fiction Improves Theory of Mind” is the title of an report on new research published last week in the journal, Science. According to the research abstract: Understanding others’ mental states is a crucial skill that enables the complex … Continue reading

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Kids’ Reading, Math Skills Tied to Future Success

“Kids’ Reading, Math Skills Tied to Future Success” is the title of an article in a recent issue of Health. The article discusses implications of new research appearing in the May 2 issue of Psychological Science: “Enduring Links From Childhood Mathematics and … 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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ABSTRACT What Classroom Observations Reveal About Oral Vocabulary Instruction in Kindergarten

From Reading Research Quarterly: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/RRQ.026/abstract

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ABSTRACT Construction, Integration, and Mind Wandering in Reading

From the Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology: http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/2013-04180-001/

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