Preschool program linked with better social and emotional skills years later

December 11, 2020

A preschool enrichment program developed at Penn State helps boost social and emotional skills that still have positive effects years later during middle and high school, according to a new study. The researchers found that students attending Head Start preschools that implemented the Research-…

Study shows benefits to changing students' mindsets about learning

August 7, 2019

A groundbreaking new experimental study with more than 12,000 ninth grade students in the United States confirmed that a low-cost online program that takes less than an hour to complete can help students develop a growth mindset — the belief that intellectual abilities are not fixed but can be…

Morgan authors blog post for Psychology Today

August 21, 2018

Paul Morgan, director for the Center for Educational Disparities Research and professor of education and demography, authored a post for Psychology Today's blog "Children who struggle: Understanding and addressing educational disparities."