# News

## Lab News

KUDOS: Congrats to CLADiator, Lauren Crawford, who started graduate school at Boston College this fall! Congrats to CLADiator, Alex Viegut who started graduate school at University of Wisconsin-Madison this fall!

## Press

Do manipulatives help students learn?, from the AFT's Ask a Cognitive Scientist (Fall 2017)

Manipulatives - why they can hinder learning and what to do about it, from The Learning Scientists (04/04/17)

Could small tweaks reap big rewards in math education, from the Boston Globe (07/26/15)

Notre Dame researcher seeking to understand how students learn, or don't learn, mathematics, from ND Newswire (05/26/15)

ND researcher awarded grant to improve students' math achievement, from the Daily Domer (05/06/15)

Nicole McNeil on the Equal Sign & Manipulatives, from Inside Education on 103.2 Dublin City FM (11/15/14)

Fighting For Equal Education, from What Would You Fight For? (10/04/13)

Graduate Students Win NSF Fellowships, from psychology.nd.edu (05/08/13)

Child's counting comprehension may depend on objects counted, study shows, from Science Daily (04/18/13)

Professor receives psychology award, from The Observer (10/08/12)

Psychologist Nicole McNeil receives APA award, from A&L News (09/26/12)

Trouble with algebra? Research shows basic math may be to blame, from ND Newswire (3/31/11)

Math research that adds up, from ND Video (1/13/10)

Math research that really adds up, from ND Newswire (4/7/09)

Psychology professor wins presidential award, from ND Newswire (12/22/08)

White House announces 2007 awards for early career scientists and engineers, from Office of Science and Technology Policy(12/19/08)

Learning your math lessons too well, from Notre Dame Magazine (1/4/08)

Do manipulatives help children understand math?, from The Marshall Memo (11/26/07)

Preschoolers don't need math to do math, from Health Day (5/30/07)

A mathematical problem that just doesn't add up, from ND Newswire (5/4/07)

Studies find that use of learning toys can backfire, from Education Week (4/24/07)

A simplistic approach to the equal sign? from ASCD ResearchBrief (10/23/06)