How decorations in classrooms can disrupt learning

Researchers at Carnegie Melon University studied children’s academic performance in  highly decorated classrooms vs more sparsely decorated ones.  Their results, published in Psychological Science and reported in EurekAlert, suggest that children are more distracted in highly decorated classrooms and don’t perform as well academically as those who study in more sparsely decorated ones.  A message for teachers!


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