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.
This mass downscaling stops neurons from becoming saturated—which may be one of the reasons why sleep exists at all.
Is it necessary for the average elementary school teacher to know about changes in brain structure and function during childhood?
Parents’ own personal feelings about math are likely to influence the messages they convey about math to their children.