Educational Theory, Practice, and Policy and the Wisdom of Social Psychology

  title={Educational Theory, Practice, and Policy and the Wisdom of Social Psychology},
  author={Geoffrey L. Cohen and Julio Antonio Gonz{\'a}lez-Pienda Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences},
  pages={13 - 20}
The power of psychologically based interventions has garnered much interest in the general public and in the social sciences, especially in social psychology. Among the lessons that such social-psychological interventions provide are two of special importance for educational practice and social policy. The first is that different students can perceive the same classroom differently and that these perceptions can lead to substantial differences in outcomes. The second is that timely and well… 
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