This study showed that at least 10% of the students cheated on the test, but there is a very cheap solution!

Yesterday I found this NBER-working paper via this tweet: This study was able to identify cheaters in a science course at a top university (shared wrong answers were a more powerful indicator than shared right ones) 10% of students cheated! The problem was completely solved with a simple change: random seating. https://t.co/fwKHy7wFzh pic.twitter.com/qGyMOj6L53 — Ethan… Read More This study showed that at least 10% of the students cheated on the test, but there is a very cheap solution!

New article: “Teaching is a necessary, and as yet unfulfilled, goal of psychological science”

Last year I had the honor and pleasure of writing an article together with David Daniel about the role psychological research plays in informing teaching. This article has now been published in Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne. An excerpt: The typical set-up in much of the pedagogical research is a treatment vs. no treatment (or “business as… Read More New article: “Teaching is a necessary, and as yet unfulfilled, goal of psychological science”

Mitos urbanos sobre aprendizaje y educación (Our first Urban Myths about Learning and Education now available in Spanish)

No, I will never get used to this. We first wrote our book in Dutch. This was followed by the extremely popular version in English (with still at least one copy sold every single day, imagine that), a version in Swedish and even a Chinese edition. And now the Spanish version has been published. Muchas… Read More Mitos urbanos sobre aprendizaje y educación (Our first Urban Myths about Learning and Education now available in Spanish)