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?

Why the baby brain can learn two languages at the same time

The Conversation

Have you ever wondered how an infant can learn multiple languages at the same time? The science of language development provides some insights.

How can you help your child develop spatial skills for math and science?

The Science of Learning Institute

Spatial thinking is critical for success in math and science.

Lighten up—according to science, it’s good for you

Johns Hopkins Magazine

Johns Hopkins scientists explain the tricky, vague, and elusive neuroscience of fun