Child Development Lab

News & Media


Our research in the news:

"Kids asked to learn in ways that exceed attention"
Barshay, J. (2017, December 4). Kids asked to learn in ways that exceed attention.  US News and World Report. 

"The Bare Walls Theory: Do Too Many Classroom Decorations Harm Learning?"
Ramirez, M. (2014, October 13). The Bare walls theory: Do too many classroom decorations harm learning? NBC News

"The Science of Learning"
Kantrowitz, B. (2014, August). The science of learning. Scientific American, 311(2), 69-73.

"Classroom Decorations Can Distract Young Students"
Beras, E. (2014, June 11). Classroom decorations can distract young students. Scientific American. 

"Rethinking the Colorful Kindergarten Classroom"
Hoffman, J. (2014, June 9). Rethinking the colorful kindergarten classroom. The New York Times. 

"Study Shows Classroom Decor Can Distract From Learning"
Burnet, K. (2014, June 2) Study shows classroom decor can distract from learning. 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh’s NPR Station

"Study Tallies Time Off Task in Elementary Classrooms"
Yettick, Y. (2014, May 5). Study tallies time off task in elementary classrooms. Education Week: Inside School Research.