Two major prizes are signaling a sea change in research culture, according to Nature. One is in neuroscience and the other is in human brain mapping–but both encourage researchers to publish negative results. “Research cannot be self-correcting when information is missing. The sorts of information most likely to stay in the shadows come from the negative results and replication studies that these two prizes put into the limelight.” Read more here.
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Disengagement: You know what it looks like. Texting under the desk, looking out the window, passing notes (not the lecture-related kind). Every science educator has struggled at some point with connecting with students—at every age and level. Continue reading Taking Science Out of the Classroom
One of the biggest issues in the STEM fields today is student retention. Undergraduates often experience burnout because so much of their education is theoretical in nature.