July Press

Melody Dye writes on children’s surprisingly slow color word development in the latest edition of Scientific American Mind. Why Johnny Can’t Name His Colors, draws on research from a recent Cognitive Science article on Feature-Label-Order Effects in learning, and suggests a simple, practical means for speeding children’s color word acquisition. Her article is currently one of the most popular articles at Sciam.com, was voted to the top of Reddit Science, and has been top-listed at the Discover blog Not Exactly Rocket Science.