Development · Education

Cultural Differences in Young Children’s Learning and Teaching

This is an invited research digest contributed by Dr. Sunae Kim at Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary. Much of what we know—for instance, science, history, and language—is learned through the experience of others. Children particularly have to rely upon others for most of their learning.  In the field of Developmental Psychology, researchers have asked whether young children are selective… Continue reading Cultural Differences in Young Children’s Learning and Teaching

Decision making

Paradoxical Consequences of Maximizing When Choosing the Best Friends

This is an invited research digest contributed by Dr. David B Newman at the University of Southern California. I recently received a Facebook invite to attend a friend’s party. Before indicating whether I would attend, I checked to see who else would be there. I also texted several other friends to find out what their… Continue reading Paradoxical Consequences of Maximizing When Choosing the Best Friends