In the Press

Child Trends Organization
Best Toys for Baby video featuring our research
May 2019

The Washington Post | September 16, 2017
Why it’s a Real Mistake to Count on a Cellphone When you go Hiking
Features: Nora Newcombe

Vox | Science & Health | September 2015
Is GPS ruining our ability to navigate for ourselves?
Features: Nora Newcombe

Documentary : “Where Am I” on German-language TV
Where Am I
Features: Nora Newcombe

GSA Today | April/May 2014
Vol. 24, No. 4/5
Ilyse Resnick presenting research at the  2013 Geological Society of America Conference 

Temple University News | December 4, 2013
Episodic Memory: Understanding How Memories are Made in Kids
Features: Nora Newcombe

NewsWorks | November 15, 2013
Lost in space: Is it possible to reprogram your spatial intelligence?
Features: Kristin Gagnier & Nora Newcombe

Association for Psychological Science Observer
Observer | Vol.26, No.9 | November 2013
What We Know Now: How Psychological Science Has Changed Over a Quarter Century
Features: Nora Newcombe

ScienceNews | November 2, 2013
Mental rotation gears up by age 5 for both boys and girls
Features: 
Susan Levine (University of Chicago)

Global Cognition | October 31, 2013
Building Spatial Thinking Improves STEM success
Features: Newcombe, Uttal (Northwestern), & Miller (Northwestern)

University of Delaware UDaily | September 26, 2013
The building blocks of learning: Playing with blocks may help children’s spatial and mathematical thinking
Features: Newcombe, Hirsh-Pasek, Golinkoff (U.Del), & Verdine (U.Del)

American Psychological Association
Psychological Science Agenda | June 2013
New psychological research on STEM education is showcased on Capitol Hill
Features: Nora Newcombe

The Society for Research in Child Development
Biennial Meeting | April 2013
Starting Points and Change in Spatial Development: Contrasting Perspectives.
Elizabeth Spelke (Harvard) and Nora Newcombe discuss the geometric module proposal and alternative approaches to spatial development that emphasize information integration.
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“Strong spatial skills and what this means in the classroom
GL Education interviews Dr. Newcombe to help you understand how you can support pupils with a spatial bias in the classroom.
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In an article by Robin Tricoles, “Cognitive psychologist Nora Newcombe studies how spatial skills in children and adults improve their competence in science and in math.”
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HEALTH | June 11, 2012
Well: The Makings of Our Earliest Memories
By PERRI KLASS, M.D.

Temple University News | 2012
Faculty Focus: Nora Newcombe