Science of Learning Resources

Science of Learning

What is the Science of Learning?

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.

Who is investing in the Science of Learning?

A growing number of research institutions, federal agencies, and foundations are investing in understanding the science of learning.

Science of Learning Resources for Educators

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.

Science of Learning Resources for Parents

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.

What's the Science
Behind That?

Sleep makes relearning faster and longer-lasting

Science Daily

Getting some sleep in between study sessions may make it easier to recall what you studied and relearn what you've forgotten, even six months later.

Do “Brain-Training” Programs Work?

Psychological Science in the Public Interest

No doubt you have seen advertisements touting the power of brain training. But is there any evidence that these programs are effective?

Can the way you praise your child influence how resilient they are when faced with challenges?

The Mindset Scholars Network

Research on praise shows that how adults interact with children every day is important, and can affect students’ motivation in profound ways.