Families invited to an afternoon of creatures, robots and LEGOs, Jan. 28 at Cornell

WHAT: Eleventh Annual FIRST LEGO League Junior Expo WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 28, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., 2017 WHERE: Duffield Hall Atrium, Cornell University campus ITHACA, N.Y. – Swing like a monkey, fly like a bat or hop like a frog to the Eleventh Annual FIRST LEGO League Junior Expo – hosted by the Cornell […]

Here’s why run-down schools trigger low test scores

ITHACA, N.Y. – Social scientists have known for several years that kids enrolled in run-down schools miss more classes and have lower test scores than students at well-maintained schools. But they haven’t been able to pin down why. A Cornell University environmental psychologist has an answer. Lorraine Maxwell, an associate professor of design and environmental […]

American, Nepalese children disagree on social obligations with age

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE:  June 3, 2013 Contact: Syl Kacapyr Phone: (607) 255-7701 vpk6@cornell.edu American, Nepalese children disagree on social obligations with age ITHACA, N.Y. – Preschoolers universally recognize that one’s choices are not always free – that our decisions may be constrained by social obligations to be nice to others or follow […]