Our Reflections, written in-house or by leading researchers, consider the implications of research for the world.
In the current COVID-19 pandemic, children are spending more time at home as some schools have to close for a day, a week, or several…
Scientific evidence is easily sidelined by parental beliefs and displaced by critical anecdotes on the Internet.
Justin K ScottNovember 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the likelihood that millions of children around the world will be alienated from school and at risk for academic failure.
Laura Di GiuntaNovember 2020
Our survey of 7,048 German parents during the COVID-19 lockdown revealed that parents felt stressed, and this affected their ability to provide learning activities for…
Elisa OppermannOctober 2020
According to a new video study, there is no evidence that physical manifestations of chaos at home negatively affect the quality of infants’ play.
Katelyn FletcherOctober 2020
Millions of years ago, our species established childraising practices that shaped children to be cooperative and intelligent. What are these long-established practices?
Darcia NarvaezOctober 2020