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No Child Left Behind and the Debate in Educational Psychology

The science of understanding when, where, why and how one learns is amazingly complex. And, quite important; in the classroom, understanding and harnessing the nuanced interplay of disparate concepts like motivation and intelligence can contribute to a student’s long term scholastic (and life) success. Yet this challenge of discovering and applying why and how one learns is also what makes an educational psychologist’s career so rewarding. Educational psychologists may spend years on advanced research projects that lead to  new discoveries regarding human intelligence, motivation and how the  brain functions. Or, on the other hand, educational psychologists may spend the vast majority of their careers working directly with students with developmental disabilities. Regardless of whether your preference is to pioneer research or develop highly meaningful personal relationships with students, educational psychology is one of the most interesting and intellectually stimulating fields in applied psychology…

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the National Institute of Education (Singapore) and the Social Psychology Network have referenced the project as a resource for others interested in educational psychology.

– Hanna Lindstrom


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