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How Long Does the Preschool Advantage Last?

Children who attend preschool enter kindergarten with greater skills than those who don’t, but that advantage is nearly halved by the end of the year as their counterparts quickly begin to catch up, according to research published by the American...
30-Sep-2020 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 Spurs Anxious, Upsetting Dreams

The anxiety, stress and worry brought on by COVID-19 is not limited to daytime hours. The pandemic is affecting our dreams as well, infusing more anxiety and negative emotions into dreams and spurring dreams about the virus itself, particularly...
25-Sep-2020 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When Doing Good Boosts Health, Well-Being

Performing acts of kindness and helping other people can be good for people’s health and well-being, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. But not all good-hearted behavior is equally beneficial to the giver....
1-Sep-2020 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Children Notice Race Several Years Before Adults Want to Talk About It

Adults in the United States believe children should be almost 5 years old before talking with them about race, even though some infants are aware of race and preschoolers may have already developed racist beliefs, according to new research published...
27-Aug-2020 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

When it comes to supporting candidates, ideology trumps race and gender

Voters who express prejudice against minorities and women are still more likely to support candidates who most closely align with their ideologies, regardless of the race or sex of such candidates, according to research published by the American...
20-Aug-2020 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Experiencing Childhood Trauma Makes Body and Brain Age Faster

Children who suffer trauma from abuse or violence early in life show biological signs of aging faster than children who have never experienced adversity, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. The study examined...
30-Jul-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Black Women Often Ignored by Social Justice Movements

Prospective teachers appear more likely to misperceive Black children as angry than white children, which may undermine the education of Black youth, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
9-Jul-2020 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Prospective teachers misperceive Black children as angry

Prospective teachers appear more likely to misperceive Black children as angry than white children, which may undermine the education of Black youth, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
2-Jul-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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