Being rejected or being isolated from social groups as a young adolescent are two different things

I think this is a very interesting study as it made me look in a different way at something that seemed logical but is not. I do also think that there is some causal relationship is being mixed up with a mere correlation in the press release, luckily not in the actual study. From the… Read More Being rejected or being isolated from social groups as a young adolescent are two different things

What information is retained in a memory over time, and which parts get lost?

A team of researchers at the Universities of Glasgow and Birmingham have been able to provide not a full but some answers to this question. From the press release: Ther new study, which is published in Nature Communications, demonstrates that our memories become less vibrant and detailed over time, with only the central gist eventually… Read More What information is retained in a memory over time, and which parts get lost?

How did kindergarten teachers’ self-efficacy lead to children’s social skills?

Originally posted on Best Evidence in Brief Index:
By Ken To, Centre for University and School Partnership, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Teachers’ efficacy is regarded as essential for the delivery of high-quality education. A recent research study published in Early Childhood Research Quarterly examined how kindergarten teachers’ self-efficacy can affect children’s social skills…

This is really, really bad: papers that cannot be replicated are cited 153 times more because their findings are interesting

Maybe this study has to be replicated first, but if true it’s really a sad thing: papers that cannot be replicated are cited 153 times more because their findings are interesting. From the press release: Papers in leading psychology, economic and science journals that fail to replicate and therefore are less likely to be true… Read More This is really, really bad: papers that cannot be replicated are cited 153 times more because their findings are interesting