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I often write about research studies from various fields and how they can be applied to the classroom. I write individual posts about ones that I think are especially significant, and will continue to do so. However, so many studies are published that it’s hard to keep up. So I’ve started writing a “round-up” of some of them each week or every other week as a regular feature.

By the way, you might also be interested in My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2016 – Part Two.

Here are some new useful studies (and related resources):

Want to ace an exam? Tell a friend what you learned is from Science Daily. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Helping Students Teach Their Classmates — Help Me Find More.

How To Feel Good About Making Mistakes is from Psy Blog, and is a summary of a recent study. I’m adding it to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos About Learning From Mistakes & Failures.

The Six Stories People Love Most is from the Washington Post.

Closed captions, transcripts aid learning for almost all students is from Science Daily.

Students with influence over peers reduce school bullying by 30 percent is from Eureka Alert. I’m adding it to A Very, Very Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Bullying — Please Suggest More.

Eureka Alert has published a summary of a study on what makes a successful infographic. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Creating Infographics.

Why cute baby animal photos are actually toying with your brain from The Washington Post is great for use in IB Theory of Knowledge classes when studying perception.

Finally, Developing Leadership Is Recognized as Improving Educational Outcomes! is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos On “Teacher Leadership” — Contribute More!