Harvard-based researchers find a link between early musical training and cognitive capacities that allow for planned, controlled behavior.
June 18, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Researchers find the classic tale in which the future president admits to bad behavior encourages at least some kids to confess a lie.
June 17, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research suggests artists may begin their journey toward creative achievement before they are born.
June 16, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
New research finds acceptance of moment-to-moment thoughts and feelings can greatly reduce the impact of stress on your health.
June 12, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
New research finds one type of “magical thinking”—the belief that ability can be transferred through touch—can actually work for some people.
June 11, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research finds that, contrary to fears, the No Child Left Behind act had little impact on enrollment in music courses.
June 6, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research finds the political opinions expressed by Latinos in America can be quite different depending on whether they are polled in English or Spanish.
June 5, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research suggests we consider the amount of effort that goes into making a work of art when we’re evaluating it—and take off points for collaborations.
June 4, 2014 • 9:34 AM • Share
New research from Finland finds there’s danger in thinking the worst of your fellow man.
May 28, 2014 • 1:00 PM • Share
Test scores from 42 nations provide evidence of the benefits of having a home library.
May 27, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Researchers find a colorfully dotted card puts people in a playful state of mind, which can influence what they buy.
May 23, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research confirms that exposure to the idea of alcohol heightens aggressive behavior.
May 22, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
New scholarship finds major differences in the way liberal and conservative bloggers argue their positions.
May 21, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research from Italy suggests the effect is independent of the ideology of one’s parents.
May 20, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research suggests they react to “facts” learned from a Twitter feed with some skepticism.
May 19, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
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