Andrew Watson's new book "Learning Begins" is available for sale at

You can use code RLEGEN17 for a 20% discount.


Learning Begins: The Science of Working Memory and Attention for the Classroom Teacher has been published by Rowman & Littlefield.

I serve as Editor for the Learning and the Brain blog: my articles appear here. (Lots of other writers have thoughtful contributions here.)

With Michael Wirtz and Lynette Sumpter, I wrote an article for NAIS's Independent School Magazine: "Putting Memory to Work."


Learning and the Brain, July 2018

Optional Reading for Tuesday
Optional (and encouraged!) Reading for Wednesday

Wilson & Korn vs. the 10 Minute Rule
Watson (blog) Hoping for better mindfulness research 
Watson (blog) More hopes for better mindfulness research   

     Long-Term Memory
     Working Memory