He was recruited by Jim Henson himself in 1969.
People often say, "I'm just not a math person," but the truth is that no one's brain is hardwired for math.
A new study finds that simply growing up in a home with enough books increases adult literacy and math prowess.
In 1944, the economist, physicist, mathematician and computer scientist John von Neumann published a book that became a sensation, at least among mathematicians – Theory of Games and Economic Behavior. […]
Kids say the darndest things. They're also far more adept at workflow management than adults are. What can we learn from them?
Racism is the acting out of biases learned as early as preschool, research shows. If racism starts at three years old, so should science-backed strategies to reduce it.
Designed by two MIT professors, this build-it-yourself kit teaches kids to "think with their hands" in an effort to bolster STEM skills early on.
The psychopath gene can be expressed in one of two ways. Here's what stopped James Fallon's psychopathy from becoming destructive.
Don't work with children or animals? Sir David Attenborough laughs in the face of danger.
New research shows how studying music helps the brain create new connections.
Narcissists aren't born – they're made, says development psychologist Alison Gopnik. She takes issue with the popular notion that children need to unlearn brashness and learn civility, when neuroscience shows that it tends to work in the reverse.
Want five or six extra days every year? Easy – choose streaming over network TV. Adults are sacrificing 130 hours, and kids 150 hours, to ads annually when they watch commercial programming.
A new study finds that spanking is ineffective and leads to a host of psychological and cognitive issues when children grow up.