- In reading, there is a trade-off between speed and accuracy; speed-reading is simply effective skimming.
- Based on data from Japan, those who are the youngest in their school class have a 30 percent higher rate of suicide than their oldest classmates.
- Summer jobs boost teens' academic performance, and, for those who worked over multiple summers, the benefits are even greater.
- A new study suggests less may be more when it comes to young kids going to school.
- Highly educated men were more likely to report a non-heterosexual identity, yet the reverse was true of highly educated women.
- The increase in autism may be due to a recategorization of students who previously would have been diagnosed with other disability disorders: study.
- Though donating your body to science means your gift will advance medical research or technology in some way, it also means you have no say in where your cadaver goes or which branch of science it supports.
- Does learning cursive handwriting make us better readers?
- Researchers find that less educated German adults, especially those with physically demanding jobs, consume more energy-dense foods than their more educated peers.
- Doctors are wondering whether the inflated price of medical school is creating a "medical education bubble" that would dissuade many from choosing a health profession.
- Students recovering from a concussion may benefit from a personalized, gradual transition back to classes and homework.
China Schools Forbid 'Young Love': New Rule Bans Students From Coming Within 1.6 Feet Of Opposite SexA number of Chinese secondary schools are enforcing a set of stringent rules to limit the "undesirable effects" of young love.