Monday, 15 January 2018

The academic disadvantage of being born in the summer

I have written a new blog post for the NPJ Science of Learning community about the academic disadvantage of being born in the summer. Find out what the evidence is and what we could do about it here.

Monday, 8 January 2018

Fifth post on BOLD blog - Fostering a growth mindset

My latest post for the Jacobs Foundation's Blog on Learning and Development is all about growth mindsets. Mindsets are popular in education at the moment, and in this post I took a look at what the evidence is behind them. It is freely available here.

My previous posts on the BOLD blog
Bringing evidence to the classroom: The rise of educational neuroscience
Neuromyths in education: Separating fact from fiction
Identifying what works in education: The challenge of conducting research trials in school
Brain training for children: Can it have a meaningful, long-term impact on performance?