A new study on class size in Best Evidence in Brief, and it’s an interesting one!

There is a new Best Evidence in Brief with some interesting studies. I want to pick this one as it is a theme that often pops up, but seldom with new data. The Ministry of Education in France instituted a policy in 2002 that reduced class size to no more than 12 students in areas determined… Read More A new study on class size in Best Evidence in Brief, and it’s an interesting one!

Higher Intelligence And An Analytical Thinking Style Offer No Protection Against “The Illusory Truth Effect” – Our Tendency To Believe Repeated Claims Are True

Originally posted on Research Digest:
By Matthew Warren It’s a trick that politicians have long exploited: repeat a false statement often enough, and people will start believing that it’s true. Psychologists have named this phenomenon the “illusory truth effect”, and it seems to come from the fact that we find it easier to process information…