Understanding learning is one of the greatest challenges facing science and society. The science of learning aims to advance fundamental knowledge and theory about learning, and how we optimize learning in society.
A growing number of research institutions, federal agencies, and foundations are investing in understanding the science of learning.
A growing body of work explores science of learning research that is relevant to education. This page provides resources related to science of learning and education.
Many findings from the science of learning are relevant to how children learn and grow. This page provides resources related to parenting and child development.
Why do Americans have such trouble with fractions—and what can be done?
A comparison of two common training methods scientists use to improve memory and attention found that one was twice as effective as the other.
First study to find that children as young as age 6 have stereotypes about programming and robotics ability.